Midnight represents the most intense moment that our unconscious can live. For this reason, throughout history, it has been a symbolic time when the characters in horror stories (witches, vampires, ghosts, etc.) meet. These frightening figures are merely representations of our darkest aspects, so, logically, they reach their peak in the central hour of the night. (See witch , demon , and fairy )
Gallery of dreams
Inflammation, it is associated with diabetes, stroke, arthritis, heart disease as well as premature aging. There have been researches showing that people who gets less than six hours of sleep a night have their blood levels higher than those who get more. A study done in 2010 has figured that the C-reactive protein is higher in people who only get a few hours of sleep every night. According to Dr. Rapoport, people suffering from sleep apnea or insomnia could develop high blood pressure as well as inflammation, so treatment of these sleep disorders must be followed.
Body reactions during sleep
Most of us must have experienced hallucinations or night mares. When we experience such dreams we are unable to move or react. This stage is referred to as sleep paralysis. This type of dream occurs in between wakefulness and REM. As it occurs during the REM stage, it causes complete muscle weakness preventing the individual reacting to the dreams.