Can you pay back your sleep debt?

Think you can skimp on an hour or two of shut-eye every night during the week and just pay it back on the weekends by sleeping in? That’s not going to cut it if you want your brain to be at full functioning capacity, finds a new study published in the Americal Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism

http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/blogs/daily-dose/2013/08/26/weekly-challenge-pay-back-your-sleep-debt/bULUBdEC8xgNfSzXBS9JVO/blog.html

Information overload causing sleep problems

Nine out of 10 people are sacrificing a good night’s sleep in order to stay in touch on the internet, is this information overload?

More than half of 2,000 people polled said they went online while in bed trying to sleep and one in five admitted they needed to check their Twitter, Facebook or email accounts because they have a “fear of missing out”. Just one in 10 described their quality of sleep as “good”

You should also be aware that the light from devices, such as laptops, phones and tables is also not helpful when attempting to get a good night’s sleep, read more here.

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