Here's a good reason for you to sleep in this weekend

29 May, 2018, 15:26 | Author: Jared Lewis
  • Sleeping in saves lives

But people who managed less than five hours each day for a week, then around six to seven hours at the weekend were no more likely to die than those who consistently slept six to seven hours a day over the same period.

Differences between weekend and weekday sleep were most pronounced at a young age.

The findings are based on almost 44,000 people in Sweden over a 13-year period. Meaning sleeping in on weekends appears to restore your body.

People who get too little sleep are at a significantly greater risk of dying early compared to those who are well-rested. "This suggests that short weekday sleep may be compensated for during the weekend".

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At the time, that study's lead author, the same Torbjörn Åkersted, said that you could put the findings of his study into practice.

Scientists have long known about the connection between how much you sleep and how long you live.

"This is in effect an argument for lazing around all weekend".

Curiously, after the age of 65, there is no relationship between sleep duration and mortality. The adults in the study were grouped by sleep duration. They might sleep six hours or slightly less.

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Sleep is something you need to replenish regularly if you don't want to hurt your health. "It's a requirement", said Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

Not in the new study.

A man sleeping in bed Infront of an alarm clock. Monday was found to be the day of the week when people feel the least energetic. The performance of sleep-deprived individuals was no different among those who reported feeling alert and those who said they felt exhausted. "Perhaps it's giving them hope that this habit is in some way good for them".

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