This Week in Sleep: Sleep All Week

By Alyse Borkan  |  Mar 7, 2015
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While you were celebrating Sleep Awareness Week by catching up on zzz’s, we kept up with these sleep stories. Everything you need to sleep soundly this weekend:

Sleeping more than eight hours a day is associated with a higher risk for stroke, a new study has found. (The New York Times)

Sleeping less? You’re probably eating more. Here are five ways sleep deprivation could be negatively affecting your dietary health. (The Huffington Post)

7 scientific reasons why sleeping naked is really good for you. (Elite Daily)

If you’re a stomach sleeper, chances are you’re not getting the best possible night of rest. “It’s the worst thing,” says New York chiropractor Dr. Jan Lefkovitz. (Business Insider)

If you wake up exhausted or have too many sleepless nights, you can blame the many hours you spend staring at screens. A number of studies that have recently emerged suggest that the closer to bedtime you use your phone or tablet, the harder it is to get a good night’s sleep. (Entrepreneur)

8 reasons you should get more sleep, besides the fact that you’re always tired. (Bustle)
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