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ETNT Health Logo By Kelly Hernandez of ETNT Health | Slide 3 of 9: To wake up efficiently and "on the right side of the bed," you must get up at the end of your REM cycle, according to Amerisleep. REM stands for rapid eye movement and it's what occurs when you're in a deep sleep. Your body is restoring but your brain is actively awake, so it's important that you only wake up at the end of the cycle to feel adequately rested.When you smack the snooze button, you give yourself about nine minutes to fall back into a REM cycle. "One of the most critical factors is the sleep stage prior to awakening," according to a study published in Sleep Medicine Reviews. When your snooze alarm goes off, it's possible that you'll be right in the middle of that REM cycle. This means you won't get any sound or restorative sleep during your snooze period. Keep reading to see if you might have a sleep disorder.RELATED: What Taking Vitamin C Every Day Does to Your Body

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To wake up efficiently and "on the right side of the bed," you must get up at the end of your REM cycle, according to Amerisleep. REM stands for rapid eye movement and it's what occurs when you're in a deep sleep. Your body is restoring but your brain is actively awake, so it's important that you only wake up at the end of the cycle to feel adequately rested.

When you smack the snooze button, you give yourself about nine minutes to fall back into a REM cycle. "One of the most critical factors is the sleep stage prior to awakening," according to a study published in Sleep Medicine Reviews. When your snooze alarm goes off, it's possible that you'll be right in the middle of that REM cycle. This means you won't get any sound or restorative sleep during your snooze period. Keep reading to see if you might have a sleep disorder.

RELATED: What Taking Vitamin C Every Day Does to Your Body

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