Myths and Facts about Sleep - National Sleep Foundation - Deepstash
Snoring isn’t harmful

Although snoring may be harmless for most people, it can be a symptom of a life-threatening sleep disorder called sleep apnea, especially if it is accompanied by severe daytime sleepiness. 

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Myths and Facts about Sleep - National Sleep Foundation

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Sleep experts say most adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep each night for optimum performance, health, and safety. 

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... opening the window, or turning on the air conditioner are effective ways to stay awake when driving.

These "aids" are ineffective and can be dangerous to the person who is dri...

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According to sleep experts, teens need at least 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night, compared to an average of seven to nine hours each night for most adults. 

Their inte...

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Difficulty falling asleep is one of four symptoms generally associated with insomnia.
The others include waking up too early and not being able to fall back ...

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Daytime sleepiness

Excessive daytime sleepiness is a condition in which an individual feels very drowsy during the day and has an urge to fall asleep when he/she should be fully alert and awake. 

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Studies have found a relationship between the quantity a...

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While sleep patterns change as we age, the amount of sleep we need g...

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The body rests during sleep, however, the brain remains active, gets "recharged," and still controls many body functions including breathing. 

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Waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep is a symptom of insomnia. 

If you do not fall back asleep within 15-20 minutes, you ...

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