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Are You Getting Enough Shut-eye?

Are You Getting Enough Shut-eye?

by Paige Greenfield

Getting enough sleep doesn’t just prevent you from biting off your neighbor’s head because her garbage can is on your property. Adequate shut-eye can also prevent diseases and weight gain, according to new research. Find out how much you know about keeping the sheep and the sandman around all night long.

How many hours of sleep do Americans get, on average, per night?
1 of 8 questions

Option A

5

Option B

6

Option C

7

Option D

8

What percentage of U.S. adults has insomnia?
2 of 8 questions

Option A

50

Option B

28

Option C

2

Option D

11

Which of the following leads to weight gain?
3 of 8 questions

Option A

Too much sleep

Option B

Too little sleep

Option C

Both A and B

Option D

None of the above

Snoring is no big deal.
4 of 8 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

What is the average mattress’s life expectancy?
5 of 8 questions

Option A

10 years

Option B

15 years

Option C

20 years

Option D

There is none

A drink or two before bedtime will make you sleep better.
6 of 8 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

What is the ideal environment to sleep in?
7 of 8 questions

Option A

Warm

Option B

Cool

Exercising during the day will make it easier to fall asleep at night.
8 of 8 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False