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Mattress company SleePare recently creating this post of over 110 different sleep statistics to help you sleep better at night and some of the things they found are absolutely shocking. For example, did you know that since 2018 women have slept less and worked more than their male counterparts?
The shocking facts don’t just end there.
Research stated in this article reveals that overall Americans are getting less sleep. In fact, since 1985 the number of people that sleep for less than six hours a night has increased by over 31 percent.
Getting less than the CDC recommended amount of sleep per night can adversely affect your quality of life. One study revealed in this post suggests that not getting enough sleep can lead to obesity. While another study revealed that adults who sleep less than eight hours a night are more likely to report feelings of anger, irritability, and fatigue.
If you want to get a better night’s sleep, it may be well worth it to take a few minutes and check out these statistics from SleePare. We’re sure that they’ll help you and Mr. Sandman get re-acquainted.