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Saturday, March 1, 2008

40 Facts about Sleep

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  • Humans sleep on average around three hours less than other primates like chimps, rhesus monkeys, squirrel monkeys and baboons, all of whom sleep for 10 hours.

  • Ten per cent of snorers have sleep apnoea, a disorder which causes sufferers to stop breathing up to 300 times a night and significantly increases the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.



These are only two facts of the 40 facts about sleep you probably never heard


Related posts on this blog about sleep:
Stop prescribing sleep drugs period, first find out the underlying cause of this complaint.
A better sleep without pills
10 tips to sleep better



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