Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

28 May, 2018, 03:32 | Author: Lillian Steele
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               Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep study says

Sleeping in on weekends might make up for the negative health effects of not getting enough rest during the week, according to study results published this week in the Journal of Sleep Research.

But the data does not show that short or long sleep is somehow responsible for higher mortality, lead author Torbjorn Akerstedt told the Washington Post.

The study found that people who sleep five hours or less per night including the weekends had higher mortality rates. What is your average amount of sleep per week? People who slept too much, regularly conking out for eight hours or longer a night, also had a worse mortality rate.

The study followed the sleep habits of 43,880 subjects over the course of 13 years.

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The study wasn't flawless and had limitations, including study subjects not being observed directly and self-reporting their sleep habits. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society recommends adults ages 18 to 60 sleep about seven hours per night. Short sleepers slept for less than five hours per night, medium sleepers about seven hours and long sleepers for nine or more hours per night.

A man sleeping in bed Infront of an alarm clock.

Swedish and U.S. researchers claim that sleeping in on weekends might not be such a bad thing, adding a couple of could of years to our lifespans especially if you don't get enough rest during the other days of the week. "It's a requirement", said Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Monday was found to be the day of the week when people feel the least energetic.



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