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Sunday, February 26, 2017

It is scientifically proven that in the summer people sleep worse


People sleep worse than autumn, winter or spring, since, on average, devotes to sleep much less time. This is with reference to new scientific research writing media. As reported, the main causes of lack of sleep in the summer are heat, and more time devoted to communication with friends and entertainment. In the warm time of the year people are more likely to abuse alcohol.


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Researchers interviewed more than two thousand people at the age of 18 years, knowing each of them how much time he devotes to sleep at any time of the year. As it turned out, the vast majority of respondents — 93 percent — were sleeping in the summer is much much less than in winter. Reportedly, the duration of daily “summer” sleep of the respondents reached an average of 5.5 hours, while in other seasons — 7.5 hours (which is approximately the amount of time allocated to sleep, from the point of view of modern ideas is considered for most people, optimal.

Each fourth of the respondents, reportedly, tried to compensate for lack of sleep night day sleep, and approximately one third was trying to give himself courage with the help of energy drinks or other similar food products.

In addition to heat, alcohol and entertainment, including “enemies” a good night’s sleep in summer, scientists have named numerous insects, as well as the fact that in the summer daylight lasts much longer.

Recently, other researchers, representing Harvard medical school, came to the conclusion that summer days, with the exception of the hottest of them are the best days for sex contributes to this as reducing the amount of clothing on others, and that the sun’s rays trigger the body’s production of serotonin, which is sometimes called one of “pleasure hormones”.

As shown by several studies conducted in the beginning of the year, summer is also a good time to be born — according to the findings, children born in summer or spring were significantly less likely to develop various allergic diseases, including asthma.

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