SLEEP (1) : Myths and Facts

1. Getting just one hour less sleep per night won’t affect your daytime functioning (false). 

2. Your body adjusts quickly to different sleep schedules (false)

3. Extra sleep at night can cure you of problems with excessive daytime fatigue (false)

 4. You can make up for lost sleep during the week by sleeping more on the weekends (false)

5.  Lack of sleep affects your judgment, coordination, and reaction times (true).

6. Smoking or drinking in the evening can affect the quality of your sleep (true).

7. Sleep deprivation can make you put on weight (true).

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