Sharing a Bed is Good For Your Health

Sharing Bed is Good for You

Snoring, tossing and turning and stolen sheets can take the romance out of sleeping with your spouse. Then there are the fights over the room temperature, bedtimes, TV or no TV—not to mention nocturnal Tweeting and Facebook posting. Several studies show that people move more when they share a bed. (About one-third of movements during sleep are shared.) Women, in particular, have more disjointed sleep, according to one study.

Sleep LED light glasses

Sleep LED light glasses

AUSTRALIAN researchers have invented glasses claimed to cure and prevent jetlag, insomnia and seasonal affective disorder (SAD), as well as help shift workers cope with daytime sleepiness.

Does counting sheep help you get to sleep?

Maybe. It may worth giving it a try.

Counting sheep has long been touted as a way of combating insomnia; with references to the practice in literature date back more than 150 years.

The traditional advice is to imagine a line of the woolly creatures jumping over a fence one by one, and keep a tally as they go. But will this help you nod off or is it just folklore?