In addition to reducing the time it takes to fall asleep, studies show that marijuana can have a significant impact on the sleep cycle. In fact, marijuana increases stage 3 sleep and reduces REM stage sleep. Stage 3 sleep – also known as slow-wave sleep – is believed to be the most important stage for the sleep deprived. A lack of stage 3 sleep has been linked to high blood pressure in older men.
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