Some myths are harmless, like the idea that salt will make water boil faster. Others, like those about vaccines or climate change, can be deadly. When it comes to myths about sleep, according to one team of sleep researchers, the misinformation runs the gamut — some don't matter at all, while others may be actively harming the health of those who take them to heart. In a study published last month in Sleep Health, a team of researchers collected 20 sleep myths to determine which were little white lies and which were whoppers.
Put These Myths to Bed
Behaviors During Sleep
Brain Functions and Sleep
Written by Ashley Hamer May 10, 2019
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