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Can caffeine replace sleep? The simple answer here is no. The easiest way to explain why is to dip our toes into the mechanism by which caffeine works. In a nutshell, a large part of what you perceive as drowsiness is caused by adenosine building up in adenosine receptors. The longer you stay awake (and the more active you are to a degree), the more ...


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The appropriate answer is that dreams are generally not in any way diagnostic of a health issue. Being able to read while dreaming is absolutely not diagnostic. I can't imagine that any reputable research has been done on this topic.



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