But myths about how much sleep we need are rising to the level of a ‘public health threat,’ according to a new New York University study.
The most damaging is the idea you can get by on five or fewer hours of shut-eye a night, as Trump insists he does.
Americans also believe that snoring is harmless and that a ‘night cap’ will send you into a more peaceful slumber – but these are all false and harmful to our health, the study authors warn.
President Donald Trump has boasted that he needs less than five hours of sleep a night – but a new study warns that this is unhealthy – and that such myths pose a ‘public health danger’ (file)
Britain and the US are among the most sleep deprived countries in the world. Not getting enough has been…