Is Your Mattress Affecting the Way You Dream?
Wandering off into dreamland during deep sleep is a fulfilling event and a great indicator of a good night’s rest. The way dreams work has become even more clearer over the years as scientists continue to refine our understanding of the process. Whether or not we dream or remember our dreams does not have to be a cause for concern unless of course this is caused by a lack of sleep. Could your mattress be contributing to your lack of dreaming?
Dreams primarily occur in the rapid eye movement (REM) stage of sleep when brain activity is high and is like being awake. REM sleep is revealed by continuous movements of the eyes during sleep. Dreams may occur during other stages of sleep, however. The reason we dream can vary from current life situations to cognitive responses to stimuli. One thing is for certain, however, is that dreams are normal whether we are able to remember the next morning or not.
Your Mattress and Your Dreams
Despite the fact that dreams are normal, many of us may have encountered an individual who may have said that they do not dream. People who describe themselves as non-dreamers are often the people who also describe themselves as ‘restless’ sleepers. This can be caused by sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress resulting in more than back pains the following day.
It is no secret that an uncomfortable mattress can affect our ability to sleep. So, it would, by extension, affect our ability to dream. Discomfort in any part of the body can have a significant impact on your ability to sleep and reach the REM cycle. This physical discomfort can lead to less REM sleep on a regular basis, which affects your overall health. If our mattress is too hot, if it is sagging and worn or even if it has protruding springs, this may cause discomfort.
Therefore, it is important to invest in a comfortable mattress that can contribute to a good night’s rest. If you find your mattress uncomfortable and it’s affecting your sleep, it might be time for a new one.
Why Choose Sleep Station?
Sleep Station is your source for name-brand closeout mattresses up to 75% off regular retail prices. Our commitment to providing the best sleep solutions remains unmatched. We invite you to stop by your nearest location in Memphis or Munford to find the perfect mattress for you!