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Factory Mattress and Bedrooms in Greenville, Rocky Mount, Wilson, Shallotte, Kinston, and Goldsboro NC wants you to get a good night’s sleep and knows that even one of our high-quality mattresses may not be enough to provide that. We’ve stumbled on a study that we want to share with you on why alcohol can negatively influence your sleeping pattern. Anyone who drinks knows that it can leave you drowsy. Though it helps you get to sleep faster, it is linked to poor sleep quality. Here is what happens.

1. Differing Wave Patterns

Usually, when you sleep, you experience delta waves. These are slower waves, and they are linked to memory formation and learning. When you drink you activate alpha activity that is usually only active during quiet resting. These interfering waves can negatively impact restorative sleep.

2. Funky Circadian Rhythm

Drinking sends a lot of chemicals in your body that interfere with this rhythm. When you drink and become drowsy, your brain produces chemicals that make you want to instantly go to sleep. Because of this, you may wake up without getting the rest that your body actually needs.

3. REM Sleep Thrown Off

REM sleep is crucial for restorative sleep. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 

“REM sleep stimulates the brain regions used in learning. This may be important for normal brain development during infancy, which would explain why infants spend much more time in REM sleep than adults (see Sleep: A Dynamic Activity ). Like deep sleep, REM sleep is associated with increased production of proteins. One study found that REM sleep affects the learning of certain mental skills. People taught a skill and then deprived of non-REM sleep could recall what they had learned after sleeping, while people deprived of REM sleep could not.”

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At Factory Mattress & Bedrooms in Shallotte, NC, we understand that next to your family, there’s nothing more important than a good night’s sleep. Whether you want the support of an innerspring mattress or the comfort of memory foam, we have the selection, service, and value to suit your needs. We carry top mattress name brands, like Sealy Posturepedic, Simmons Beautyrest, Stearns & Foster, and Tempur-Pedic.

After 38 years in business, we know mattresses. We also know the business. Our fast professional delivery and comfort guarantee will ensure that you don’t go another night tossing and turning. Your wallet can rest easy, too with our low price guarantee and 0% interest financing.

From our home to yours, we provide the best service and price. Come see what we can do for you. Contact us today!