Cozying up to your beloved laptop in bed or nodding off to Jimmy Fallon
could disrupt your zzz’s. Not only is the content on the screen stimulating, but electronics emit a blue hue that mimics daylight. “It stops your body from producing the sleep hormone melatonin,” says Pete Bils, vice chair of the Better Sleep council. As a rule, turn off all gadgets at least one hour before bedtime; true screen addicts can download the F.lux app
to your computer—it’ll dim the screen as it gets later.
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