18 Popular Sleeping Myths You Should Never Believe
Many people have problems falling asleep – 45percent of Americans say that poor or insufficient sleep affected their daily activities at least once in the past seven days, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Those who report poor quality sleep also report poor quality health. It’s important to debunk popular myths so you don’t end up hurting yourself, developing insomnia, gaining weight, or being under constant stress without even realizing it. A lot of the sleep “facts” you hear from friends are actually “old wives tales” passed on for generations. Ignorance, in this case, is not bliss.