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10 Curious Facts About Sleeping [VIDEO]

June 13, 2013


Sleep is a big part of our genetic makeup and scientists still do not know exactly why we need to sleep as often as we do, but we do know a few very curious (not to mention interesting) facts about sleep that might just get you smiling. Take a look at the video from the Australian Broadcasting Company below:

Did You Know? Anything less than five minutes to fall asleep at night means you're sleep deprived. The ideal is between 10 and 15 minutes, meaning you're still tired enough to sleep deeply, but not so exhausted you feel sleepy by day. If you feel that you are not falling asleep quickly there could be a problem with your bed. Drop by one of our BedKing stores and speak to our trained staff to find out more.


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