20 Things You Never Knew About Sleep
1 – Sleep is as important as exercise to the body.
2- 12% of people dream in Black and White.
3- The world record for the longest period on time without sleep is 18 days.
4- Sleeping on your front helps aid digestion.
5- The term Hypnic jerk, refers to the jolt in your body at the point of falling asleep.
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6- Deaf people can be known to use sign language in their sleep.
7- Some parts of your brain stay awake whilst the rest sleeps.
8- You will spend a third of your life asleep.
9- The average person can survive 2 weeks without water but only 10 days without sleep.
10- Adult bed bugs can go 1 year without feeding.
11- If you are snoring, you are not dreaming.
12- We sleep less during a full moon.
13- You can’t sneeze and sleep at the same time.
14- 41% of British people, sleep in the foetal position.
15- Falling asleep should take around 15-20 minutes.
16- Humans are the only mammals that put off sleep purposely.
17- People who don’t get enough sleep tend to be hungrier.
18- The average person has 5-6 dreams a night. But we forget 50% of the dreams within the first 5 minutes of waking.
19- Beauty Sleep is a real thing, as sleep regenerates skin cells and promotes healing.
20- Somniphobia is a fear of falling asleep!