Information about Snoring

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Researching is amazing and fun and in my travels across the internet there were many websites just full of facts. What I found was lots of facts about sleep and snoring; strange facts, interesting facts and true facts. So I brought all of them together to share with you.

Snoring occurs only in non-REM sleep

REM sleep occurs usually 90 minutes after falling asleep and continue 2 hours a night

Elephants sleep standing up during 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. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses

People can take fall asleep in small napping times without even closing their eyes and do not even know they did it

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

The Guinness book of world records has a Melvin Switzer holding the name 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 light 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’re not getting enough sleep in General

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

It’s believed that dreams have no rationale reason to exist, but are a combination of consciousness and sleep mingling.

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

Babies born too early have 75 per cent REM sleep, where full term infants have 60 percent

Puppies and kittens have only REM sleep whereas a new born guinea pig that 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

Ducks can sleep with half their brain while the other half stays awake and on guard for predators

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

Exposure to noise at night can suppress immune function even when the sleeper doesn’t wake

If you do not get enough sleep five nights in a row and you go out drinking. Your body will react with three drinks the same it would have with six drinks if you had slept enough

People sleep three hours less a night than most primates

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

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

Leading cause of sleep deprivation is the Net

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

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

Incompetent tone of palatal, lingual, and pharyngeal muscles, are the cause of most adult snoring

Hypothyroidism contributes to poor muscle tone and snoring

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

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

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

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

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