Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Monday, July 30, 2012
Neurotransmitters involved in paralyzing the muscles during dream sleep
This article discusses research discussing how our brain paralyzes our muscles while we dream. Researchers used to think it was due to only one neurotransmitter, but this research points to two neurotransmitters. This could have treatment implications for patients that have REM sleep behavior disorder, a form of sleepwalking.