Are you lonesome tonight? If the answer’s yes, you might sleep badly

The Daily Mail:

If you find yourself unable to sleep through the night, there could be a simple explanation: you’re lonely.

A study has found that people who feel cut off from their family and friends have more trouble sleeping – and the lonelier they feel, the more they toss and turn.

Researchers at the University of Chicago in the U.S. asked about 100 people to wear devices that kept track of how well they slept.

The participants answered questions about their general health, as well as how often they felt left out or isolated.

Being lonely did not seem to affect the amount of time spent asleep – but those who felt the most cut off had the most ‘fragmented’ sleep.

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