5 Things You Didn't Know About America's Sleeping Habits
Urgh. Stop reading this and take a damn siesta.
Sleeping is really, really important.
Sleeping is a HUGE problem in the United States. It's so bad that roughly 30% of American workers sleep less than six hours a night, according to NSF.
It's even worse for people who work the night shift: Around 44% of American night-shift workers are sleep-deprived.
Approximately 7.5 million Americans fall asleep at the wheel each month.
About 64% of Americans who experience chronic pain also suffer from sleep deprivation, according to the 2015 poll by NSF.
Healthy people sleep approximately 18–23 minutes longer than those who experience chronic pain.
Basically, this is how you feel after an all-nighter:
But this is you after you get a good night's sleep.
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