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2009’s Sleep in America poll reported that 20% of Americans get less than six hours of sleep each night. For some people, overworking causes their extreme sleepiness. In other people, it could be a sign of a medical condition, like sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, or narcolepsy.
Hacks for keeping sleep at bay
Having a rough day and still feeling drowsy? These tips could just be what you need to stay awake and alert.
1. Your body needs oxygen to stay active. To give your brain more oxygen, lie on any flat surface. Then, put one hand on your stomach and the other on your chest. Breathe slowly through your mouth. Repeat 5-10 times.
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