Consequences of Staying Up at Night for Many Hours
All people who sleep little tend to gain weight and have decreases in insulin. Many people say that when they wake up and try to recover lost sleep on the weekends they cannot repair the damage of a week of sleepless nights.
Sleep paralysis is the moment when your brain is conscious but you are unable to move or talk. It happens when a person passes from one stage to another in sleep between wakefulness and sleep.
Neurobiology of REM and non-REM Sleep
Each night, as we close our eyes and evade the waking world, we may move towards a unique state of consciousness, a non cognitive state that incorporates experiencing and processing the past, the present, and even preparing for the future, or as we simply call, dreams.