All right, no falling asleep now. No nodding off either. This is a very important column and you really should read every word very carefully. Who is that snoring out there? It better not be you or you will miss out on some very valuable information about—you guessed it—sleep.
Last month I shared a couple of lifestyle tips, and interestingly enough, I had several email questions about the little piece I shared dealing with sleep as a health issue. I will expand on that since there is interest, and also since there is a variety of new research about the benefits and drawbacks of sleep. Yes, believe it or not, there are actually as many drawbacks and health issues surrounding the concept of too much sleep, as there is about too little.