rapid eye movement sleep

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Synonyms for rapid eye movement sleep

a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs

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Describing it as "the most refreshing type of sleep", he pointed out that the REM stage is often interrupted during Ramadan, as many wake up for suhour.
Higuchi dimension of REM stage, and sleep stage 1--[nHFD.
The advantage of this system is that we can reduce the number of equipments used in the polysomnography for REM stage detection it make the sleep studies easier.
As the night progresses, the SWS stages shorten and the REM stage lengthens so that the pre midnight hours involve more time spent in SWS and less time in REM, and the post midnight and early morning hours including fewer SWS stages and a prolonged REM stage.
Total numbers of scratching for stage 1, stage 2, SWS stage and REM stage were 30, 55, 44 and 13, respectively.
The patient spent 1% of his sleep in stage 1, 78% in stage II, 2% in stage III, and 10% in the REM stage.
Diagnostic criteria include either a history of problematic motor behavior (such as restless leg syndrome) during sleep or observed integrated motor activity during the REM stage.
Nightmares are more likely to occur in the final third of the night due to the REM stage getting longer during each sleep with the final period lasting up to an hour.
The sleep duration is categorised into two parts out of which REM stage is the longest one.