- December 1st, 2013
“Paradoxically, although our brain waves are active during REM sleep, we are physically paralyzed … not to mention unaware of our surroundings … We (and other mammals) are to all appearances defenseless, raising puzzling questions about REM sleep’s role from the point of view of evolution.”A guide to healing imageryBy Bernie S. Siegel, MD
- October 31st, 2012
Sleep disruptions may be among the earliest indicators of Alzheimer’s disease according to a recent report in Science Translational Medicine. Working in a mouse model, researchers found that when the first signs of Alzheimer’s plaques appear in the brain, the normal sleep-wake cycle is significantly disrupted.