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Healthy sleep

Sleep is important for your physical and mental wellbeing, boosting performance.  On average, adults should aim to get between seven and nine hours of sleep each night, but those needs vary individually. For example, some people need eight consecutive hours of sleep, while others are OK with six to seven hours at night and daytime napping. Poor sleep can be linked to problems such as obesity, high blood pressure and Type 2 Diabetes.

The following articles, materials and resources contain information on sleep including advice on how to get a good night's sleep.

The listing of the following external websites in no way implies any form of endorsement by the University.  The University takes no responsibility for the content of these websites. The sites have been provided in good faith, for general information purposes only.

How can I get better quality sleep (BBC)
Sleep deprevation 'costs UK £40bn a year' (BBC)

 

Healthy sleep

Tips to improve your sleep

Sleep deprivation

Sleep problems/disorders

Misc

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