As we all know, lack of sleep can have short and long term health effects on an individual. Most research suggests that 7-8 hours of sleep a night is a healthy rest period for most adults. But what is the truth about sleeping? Although there is a great deal of information on the web about sleeping, or lack thereof, how do we know what is fact or fiction? The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to informing people with true and accurate information about sleep. They have a section of their website dedicated to debunking common myths about sleep. Check out this link to learn more http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/how-sleep-works/myths-and-facts-about-sleep
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