Sleeping Man, Sleep, Rest, Nap, Siesta

Researching is fun and amazing and in my travels throughout the internet there were many websites simply full of facts. It inspired me and so I went to the library, I went to the Doctors; I took polls and correlated information. What I found was lots of facts about snoring and sleep; odd facts, fun facts and accurate facts. So I brought them all together to share with you.

Snoring occurs only in non-REM sleep

Elephants sleep standing up throughout non-REM sleep, but lie down for REM sleep

Longest Record for going without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes through a rocking chair marathon.

People can take fall asleep in small napping times Before shutting their eyes and do not even know they did it

Since 1874, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have issued more than 300 patents for so-called anti-snoring devices

The Guinness book of world records has a Melvin Switzer holding the title of the loudest snore recorded. It as 88 decibels, the same as a revving motorcycle at full throttle

Drinking alcohol will help you sleep but It’ll be a mild sleep with no dreaming

Stay awake for seventeen hours and your reactions are like those of someone with a.05% alcohol level

If it takes you less than five minutes to fall asleep then you are not getting enough sleep overall

The first year a new baby is in your home you will lose 400-750 hours of sleep

It is believed that dreams don’t have any rationale reason to exist, but are a combination of consciousness and sleep mingling.

If you take sleeping pills to help sleep after a death in the family, they can disrupt the grieving process

Brains may develop faster in REM. Babies born too early have 75 percent REM sleep, where full term babies have 60 percent

Puppies and kittens have only REM sleep whereas a new born guinea pig which is more developed when born has almost no REM sleep

It is believed that the cause of The Challenger disaster, the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska and the Chernobyl nuclear accident is sleep deprivation

Top 5 Foods to Help Stop Snoring-soy milk, honey, fish, olive oil and oil

The NRMA quotes fatigue is involved in one in 6 fatal road accidents

Exposure to noise at night can suppress immune function even when the sleeper does not wake

Your body will react with three drinks the same it would have with six beverages if you’d slept enough

People sleep less a night than most primates

There are studies that show women need an additional hour a sleep per night than men. Not getting it allows them to become more susceptible to depression than men

Almost all of what we know of sleep we garnished in the past 25 years

Leading cause of sleep deprivation is the internet

Individuals 30-35 year-olds-20% of men and 5% of women snore

People 41-65 year olds 60% of men and 40% of women snore

Hypothyroidism contributes to poor muscle tone and snoring

Neurological disorders like cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and myasthenia contribute to snoring

In obese people it is three times more common than normal weighted Men and Women

In children snoring almost always is caused by the tonsils and adenoids

At least one third of all adults snore due to enlarged tonsils and adenoid

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