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The Impact of Technology on our Sleep

Do you take your phone or any other mobile gadget with you to your bedroom ? I think most of us do, but from now on we need to think about it . Think about this high-tech invasion into our bedrooms and how much healthy sleep we are deprived of with these gadgets around our beds.

 " Not getting enough sleep is a public health epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We may not think that technology and gadgets hold sway over our dream time, but there’s evidence that it might. Studies have found that blue light often emitted from cell phones, some digital alarm clocks, and computers may disrupt circadian rhythms, leading to poorer sleep. Being woken up by a text can also throw our sleep patterns out of whack. Compromised sleep can lead to a number of health problems, including obesity and diabetes. " 

Not yet convinced ?  Have a look at the infographic below and you will learn how important to get unpluged when sleeping.Enjoy

How Technology is Muscling in on Our Sleep: A TakePart Infographic

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