The Process of Dreaming

There are several theories about why we dream. Are dreams merely part of the sleep cycle, or do they serve some other purpose? Although there is no concrete evidence of how and why dreams occur, there is a correlation developed between dreams and the REM cycle. Some possible explanations of dreams may be the mind …

Respiratory Sleep Disorders

Our body controls breathing both automatically and voluntarily during the time that we are awake. In contrast, whilst we sleep the voluntary mechanism disappears and breathing is practically on “autopilot”. Normal breathing during sleep should be relatively quiet and uneventful. This means that fresh air enters the lungs without obstructions several times per minute, thus …