Week In Sleep: Spring Back Into Bed

By Tom Packman  |  Mar 17, 2017
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While you were busy preparing to welcome spring with open arms and say ‘good riddance’ to winter, we caught up on the latest sleep news. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

Do women need more sleep than men? Do we all need 8 hours of sleep? Answers to these questions and other sleep myths are busted to celebrate World Sleep Day. (Metro)

Could eating pineapple before bed promote healthy sleep? This article shows the best foods to eat for a better night’s sleep. (Today)

The amount of sleep you need per night changes depending on your age. Newborn babies are said to need up to 18 hours of sleep a day! Find out how much sleep you should be getting with information from senior clinical physiologist in neurophysiology and sleep, Ana Noia. (The Independent)

How much is a good night of sleep worth? According to a study by Warwick University, getting more sleep over an extended period of time can enhance and boost your mood. So much so that it is a similar feeling to winning a £120,000 lotto jackpot! (The Telegraph)

Have trouble sleeping on planes? Being in a pressurized metal tube sends massive amounts of adrenaline into your bloodstream making it hard to drift off at 35,000 feet. This article has tips and gadgets to make it easier to catch ZZZ’s in the sky. (Washington Post)

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