10 Shocking Things You Never Knew About Sleep

Sleep plays a more vital role in our physical and mental well being than you could ever imagine. We all know there are times of day when we get really worn out but we don’t really ever understand why, or just why we need to go to sleep at all. Sure, we understand our brain needs a rest but why does it need a rest? What happens to our body when we sleep? What kinds of outside things influence when we sleep and how well we sleep? These questions are known to some, but not known to most. Now you can check out our list of 10 shocking things you never knew about sleep and let us know what you think.

Falling Backwards

While it might sound like an old wives tale, studies have shown that forcing your dream self to fall backwards, tends to allow your brain to wake you up from a particularly bad dream.

Women And Insomnia

Studies show that women are twice as likely to suffer from insomnia as men. Doctors believe this might be because of hormones in the female body.