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Sleep

7 08, 2019

How much sleep should I get a night?

By |2020-04-12T10:29:53+01:00August 7th, 2019||

There is no ‘normal’ length of time, it is whatever is natural for you. We all feel sleepy at times but it is important that it is not disruptive to your daily life and general health. Regularly getting less than [...]

7 08, 2019

Are naps bad for me?

By |2020-04-12T10:32:32+01:00August 7th, 2019||

Planned daytime naps improve alertness without necessarily affecting nocturnal sleep. Try to limit naps to around 20 minutes – any longer and they may leave you groggy and interfere with night time sleep. If you find yourself needing a nap [...]

7 08, 2019

Can you catch up on sleep at the weekend?

By |2020-04-12T10:33:07+01:00August 7th, 2019||

Sleeping in on the weekends doesn’t fix all the deficits caused by workweek sleep loss. A few days of lost sleep can have adverse effects including increased daytime sleepiness, worsened daytime performance, an increase in molecules that are a sign [...]