n Mental Health Matters - Dangers of sleep deprivation

Volume 3, Issue 2
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We spend a third of our lives sleeping. Some people feel sleep is a waste of time, preferring to stay awake and get more work doe, often proudly proclaiming hoe few hours they need to sleep. New date published by sleep tracking app, sleep cycle, shows South Africans sleep fewer hours than any other nation in the world. Our average wake-up time is the earliest out of all countries where sleep cycle is used - while our bedtime is also in the latest top 20. On average, South Africans sleep just over six hours a night.

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