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6 Sleep Myths Busted (Page 5)

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Myth 4. A cup of herbal tea will put you to sleep faster.

The Truth: Though chamomile, lemon balm, hops and passionflower are all touted for their sleep-promoting properties (and are often found in “sleep-formula” tea blends), their effectiveness hasn’t been proven in clinical studies, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Myth 5. You can catch up on lost sleep by sleeping in on weekends. »


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