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Short Sleepers

Margaret Thatcher is famously said to have slept for four hours a night. How easy is it to do a high-powered job on this amount of sleep? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22084671  

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Test Your Sleepiness on the British Lung Foundation Website

The British Lung Foundation’s national media campaign highlights the common condition of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Their website contains lots of information about snoring and sleep apnoea as well as respiratory and lung diseases.   You can test your sleepiness on their webpage http://www.blf.org.uk/Page/Epworth-Sleepiness-Scale

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Help with Sleeping

The commonest methods to improve sleep quality are simple. Make sure you have a stable routine Avoid caffeine after 6pm and don’t use alcohol to get to sleep. Exercise a few hours before sleep onset can help A cool bedroom promotes sleep onset Keeping the bedroom dark is important, light pollution is recently understood to…

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