Five stages of sleep and the brain
On average people spend 194,821 hours sleeping in their lifetimes. Most people probably don't know how sleep affects the brain. There are five states of sleep a person cycles through every night they sleep. Some peoples stages gets interrupted which is called sleep apnea, a problem common in people today.
When the five stages of sleep are interrupted it is called sleep apnea witch is a condition in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. During sleep you are interrupted with 10 to 30 seconds of not breathing. To diagnose sleep apnea people have to do a full overnight observation or Polysomnography. During diagnosis, who look for eye and muscle movement, brain activity and the change in heart rate. Some treatments are too loose weight if overweight, sleeping on your side.