During sleep, our bodies release carbon dioxide (CO2) into the air. This gas helps keep our lungs clear by making the mucus that lines them thicker. As CO2 builds up in the body, it causes the blood vessels to constrict, which lowers the amount of oxygen available to cells.
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Blood oxygen levels drop when we fall asleep, But what does this mean for us? Find out here!