My Peep At Life…

September 9, 2009

Sleeping better apart

Filed under: Health and Fitness,News — @ 10:24 AM
sharing a bed

Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for good health, and sharing a bed might not be the best way to get it. Sharing a bed became the norm in the Victorian era when more people lived in crowded areas, before then it was more common to sleep apart. A study found that couples sharing a bed suffered 50% more disturbances, and could cause rows and even effect health. While sleep is not generally seen as a major health issue, lack of sleep has been linked to depression, heart disease, strokes and lung disorders.

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