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08:10  10 october  2017
08:10  10 october  2017 Source:   Dolly

The Reason Why You're Likely To Wake Up On Public Transport Before You Miss Your Stop

  The Reason Why You're Likely To Wake Up On Public Transport Before You Miss Your Stop Thank your internal body clockTo find out why, New York Times magazine reporter from 'Science of Us' Stephanie Bucklin asked Dr. Marc I. Leavey, a primary-care specialist based in Lutherville, Maryland, and Dr. Ronald Chervin, a neurologist and director of Michigan Medicine's Sleep Disorders Centre about why people fall asleep so well on public transport but, more often than not, are able to wake up at just the right moment.

2. Put your phone in airplane mode when not in use. 3. Don’t sleep ANYWHERE near a turned on phone . Next story One month before stroke, your body will send these warning signs – MUST READ !

6. you will feel hung-over the next day. No, seriously. When you read an iPad in bed before sleep , even if Camille Chatterjee, Deputy Editor of Health Magazine, argues that “ if you ’re at all worried about the possible cancer risk…definitely don’t sleep with the phone next to your head.”

  If you sleep with your phone next to your bed, read this © Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd If you’re anything like us, you too probably fall asleep with your phone in hand, mid-scroll through your ‘gram feed.

And while we already know this isn’t great for our sleeping patterns, scary new pics have been released by a fire department in New Hampshire which show just how dangerous sleeping with a phone charger next to your bed can be, and giving us a new reason to put it away before hitting the zzzz's.

"Research has revealed that 53% of children/teens charge their phone or tablet either on their bed or under their pillow," they wrote. "The heat generated cannot dissipate, and the charger will become hotter and hotter."

New photos show the dangers of sleeping near phone chargers

  New photos show the dangers of sleeping near phone chargers Check the locations of your chargers at home right now.The Newton Fire Department recently shared a photo of burned sheets and pillows beside a charger as proof that this could happen to anyone - and it's a sleeping habit that could be putting children and teens at risk, in particular.

You ’re not alone: 44% of cell phone owners have snoozed with their phone next to their bed to make sure they didn’t miss any crucial calls or texts, according to the Pew Internet Project.

9 Reasons You Should Never Bring Your Phone to Bed With You . Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. 2. And you 'll wake up feeling less rested. One study found that people who used their phone after turning off the lights experienced worse sleep and felt more tired the next day.

So how can we avoid waking up to a scorched bedroom?

Newton NH Fire Department/facebook © Newton NH Fire Department/Facebook Newton NH Fire Department/facebook “Always use an official charger,” says Rachel Rothman, Chief Technologist at the Good Housekeeping Institute.

"To check if a charger is Apple certified, look for the 'Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad' logo," she says, adding, "Avoid charging in extreme environmental conditions — too hot or too cold — and charge your device out of any case, as that can generate excess heat."

Ummmm.. ‘scuse us as we make a quick trip to the Apple store…

The one sleep position that's most likely to help you wake up feeling refreshed .
It's definitely not the one we were expecting ... While research has often suggested that those of us who favour sleeping on our sides get the best night's rest, the study showed that a 'star fish' pose may be preferable.Yes, those who chose to sleep spread out on their backs reported feeling the most refreshed upon waking in the poll. 30% of the 'star fishers' said they woke up feeling well-rested, compared to just 23 and 22% of those sleeping on their left and right sides respectively. Meanwhile, those who slept on their front seemed to be the least refreshed, with just 21.

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