Did You Know?

We spend, on average, about one-third of our lives sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation’s “Sleep in America” poll shows that 60 percent of American adults have problems sleeping.

The expression “sleep tight” dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries when mattresses were placed on top of ropes that needed regular tightening.

According to a study published by Nature, you could help solve your problems more creatively by getting a good night’s sleep. Scientists found that as the human brain restructures new memories during sleep, it also helps us become more insightful.

Maintaining or losing weight can become more difficult with sleep loss. A study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that sleep loss may increase hunger and affect the body’s metabolism.

According to the Center for Disease Control, the best medicine for fighting off the flu is a good night’s sleep. The body produces more natural disease fighters necessary to fight off germs while you’re sleeping.

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