Sorry, Night Owls: The Sleep You're Missing Before Midnight Is Crucial—Here's Why
Going to sleep before midnight matters—it can make a huge difference in our quality of sleep, productivity, and overall health. You may have heard the phrase "an hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after," and that's because we have an internal biological clock, or circadian rhythm, that sends signals to our brain that it's time for sleep once the sun goes down.
By going outside of our circadian rhythm, or disrupting it, we can potentially throw off our internal biological clock and therefore impact our physical and mental health. Here's how it works, and all the sleep benefits you can lose by making a habit of heading to bed post-midnight.
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