Are lie-ins bad for you?
A study showed that sleeping more at weekends could raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease. So, should you really get up on a Sunday?
Could your weekend lie-in kill you? asked the Daily Mail last month. It cited a study in last month’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) that links sleeping more at weekends with an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Since most of us change our sleep schedule depending on whether it’s a work or non-work day, it’s an interesting question. Is lying-in really so dangerous? Researchers say that changing sleep patterns causes social jet lag. Is that even a thing?
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