Sleeping in on the weekend may be one of the healthiest things you can do
According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can undo the damage of failing to get enough during the week, ultimately helping you live longer. Best. News. EVER.

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Most of us would love to get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep per night every single day of the week. But life circumstances often get in the way of our beloved snooze-time — especially Monday through Friday. And while it’s not fun to walk around like a total zombie, not getting enough sleep can seriously impact your health and is linked to several major illnesses. Several studies even maintain it can actually cut years off your life expectancy.

For years sleep scientists have been advocating the importance of regular sleep patterns — negating the concept of making up for lost sleep on the weekends. However, a brand new study is questioning that. Researchers from Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University claim the damage done from your lack of sleep during the week can be overturned — just by getting some extra hours of shuteye on Saturday and Sunday. As if you needed another excuse to sleep in on the weekend!

“The results imply that short (weekday) sleep is not a risk factor…

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