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Does cheese give you nightmares?

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Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?

Asked by: Auriol Matthews, Oxford

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Any heavy meal before bed can make you spend more time in REM sleep and therefore dream more. But there is no evidence to suggest that cheese is particularly effective at causing dreams, good or bad.


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Luis trained as a zoologist, but now works as a science and technology educator. In his spare time he builds 3D-printed robots, in the hope that he will be spared when the revolution inevitably comes.

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