Are you more susceptible to catching the cold if you sleep less or your sleep is fragmented?
According to two recent studies, pandemic stay-at-home orders and lockdowns impact the way people sleep.
Sleep duration varies widely across the lifespan and shows an inverse relationship with age. Beyond sleep quantity, other important sleep characteristics need to be considered such as sleep quality and sleep timing (bedtime and wake-up time).
A review of “sleep inertia” and “sleep drunkenness” was recently published in the journal of Sleep Medicine Reviews.