10 Interesting Dream Facts

  1.    Every human dreams. There are tons of people who can’t remember their dreams when they wake up, but they still get them.
  2. We roughly spend around 1/3 of our lives sleeping.
  3. Men tend to dream about men more than women, and women dream about people of both genders.
  4. Drug withdrawal can cause more intense dreams. People who also quit alcohol and smoking experience heavier dreams and nightmares
  5. More women than men experience deja-vu in their dreams (eg. you have been in the dream before).
  6. Men get erections in their REM sleep and women have an increased blood flow to their vaginas
  7. The word “Nightmare” was used a long time ago for a female spirit who besets people at night while sleeping.
  8. Your body burns more calories sleeping than it does in the day time.
  9. 90% of the dream is lost the first minute we wake up
  10. If you avoid your sleep for more than 10 days, you will die.

Source: http://www.dreamdictionary.org/dreaming/dream-facts/

 

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