The 10 Biggest Sleep Myths You Thought Were True

While you may feel more rested after a weekend of sleeping in, it doesn't fully compensate for chronic sleep deprivation during the week.

Lost Sleep Over The Weekend

Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder that can lead to health issues if left untreated.

Snoring Is Harmless

The blue light emitted by screens can disrupt your sleep cycle, making it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Watching TV Helps You Fall Asleep

Older adults still need around 7-9 hours of sleep per night, just like younger adults.

Older Needs Less Sleep

While alcohol may help you fall asleep faster, it can disrupt your sleep cycle and lead to poorer quality sleep overall.

Alcohol Helps You Sleep Better

Sleeping pills should be used sparingly and under a doctor's guidance, as they can be habit-forming and may not address the underlying cause of insomnia.

Sleeping Pills

Short naps (20-30 minutes) can be beneficial and help improve alertness and performance.

Napping Is Always Bad For Your Sleep

It's more about the type and amount of snacks consumed. A light, healthy snack can be fine before bed.

Snacks Before Bed Cause Weight Gain

Snoozing disrupts your sleep cycle and can leave you feeling groggy rather than refreshed.

Hitting Snooze Helps You Get More Rest

Chronic sleep deprivation can have long-term health consequences, impacting cognitive function, mood, and overall well-being.

Little Sleep

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