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Sleeping and Dreams

An explanation of the reasons why humans sleep and the meaning of dreams.

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Sleeping and Dreams

An explanation of the reasons why humans sleep and the meaning of dreams.

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We tend to think of sleep as a time when the mind and body shut down. But this is not the case; sleep is an active period in which a lot of important processing, restoration, and strengthening occurs. Exactly how this happens and why our bodies are programmed for such a long period of slumber is still somewhat of a mystery. But scientists do understand some of sleep's critical functions, and the reasons we need it for optimal health and wellbeing.

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