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Sleeping With The Lights On Can Damage Your Health


Young teenager girl sleeping snuggled in warm knitted blue blanket. Seasonal melancholy, apathy and winter blues. Cozy home.

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Want a good night's sleep? Keep the lights off - ALL of them.

A recent sleep study conducted by Northwestern University found that sleeping with a 'moderate' amount of light in the room affected heart rate and metabolism - even with subjects who felt they got a good night's sleep.

They theorize that even a small amount of light can put humans or animals into a 'pro-inflammatory state' during sleep.

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