Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths

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Two sleep experts debunk 15 of the most common myths about sleep. They explain that boredom, alone, doesn’t make you tired and that you should get out of bed if you can’t fall asleep. They also debunk the idea that loud snoring is nothing more than annoying. In fact, it’s often a sign of a serious sleep disorder that can seriously compromise your sleep.
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Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths


  1. CheerUp2
    11 klukkustundum síðan

    I always fought with one of my roommates in college. I could only sleep if it was cold, and she would in the middle of the night ALWAYS bump up the heat while I was asleep. Everytime without fail I would wake up in a ball of sweat from a nightmare, I told her it was seriously effecting I know science tells me its right that the heat was causing my nightmares but she would just do it anyways. I resorted to putting tap over the thermostat.

  2. Ashlyn Fowler
    Ashlyn Fowler
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    She keeps looking at him probably because it was supposed to be both of them talking and taking turns answering the questions. He kept dominating the discussion and even interrupted her. In short, he talked too much and pretty much made her the pretty voice asking the questions. Definitely, not the expert that she equally is. '

  3. Charley
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    I'm watching this at 11:00 PM 😂

  4. Off The Sake
    Off The Sake
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Sleeeep expeeeert

  5. Sam Smith
    Sam Smith
    Degi Síðan síðan

    If I wake up a bit too early then go back to sleep that's when I have really vivid dreams that I remember.

  6. Rob C
    Rob C
    Degi Síðan síðan

    When I fap before I sleep, I'm knocked out immediately when I close my eyes.

  7. Catokkz Mioda
    Catokkz Mioda
    2 dögum síðan

    She’s creepy lol

  8. Dave Charette
    Dave Charette
    2 dögum síðan

    stop speaking facts about biology,women and men dont exist gender is a social construct.

  9. edmcadam
    2 dögum síðan

    I’ve been through the education system a few times (and there were some sleepless nights, no doubt), but the worst is being in the military. They literally coach you on how to survive on 5 hours or less of sleep, which is just NOT effective! They loaded me up on Ambien, after I had a breakdown because I couldn’t sleep (which worked miraculously) but, now that I’m out, I can’t get a prescription because it’s “addictive, and you won’t be able to sleep without it...” Okay, MF’s.. that makes sense.. put me on medicine that helps me sleep because I just CAN’T fall asleep (while I’m enlisted) then tell me you can’t put me on Ambien because it causes addiction and I won’t be able to fall asleep without it, after I get out.. I wasn’t able to sleep BEFORE they put me on it! This drives me NUTS! 👿

  10. Samuel Soares
    Samuel Soares
    2 dögum síðan

    4:30 I'm the opposite, I sleep like 10 hours and I'm proud of it tbh 😅

  11. HKim0072
    3 dögum síðan

    I wake up after each sleep cycle and go back to sleep. A bit annoying.

  12. CactusLasagna
    3 dögum síðan

    wait is taking sleeping pills daily harmful, because I seriously need them

  13. 4rxzr
    3 dögum síðan

    6 hours is not Long Enough But a 2 Hour nap for me a Teenager Feels like I went into a coma Lmao

  14. Radrad YukonLad
    Radrad YukonLad
    3 dögum síðan

    omg her voice. like silk and feathers had a baby

  15. Larissa Prinsloo
    Larissa Prinsloo
    3 dögum síðan

    :( I am always tired in the day, can't concentrate, too many distractions :( For years I worked at night, because it is amazing, quiet, and I was always most awake then. Now I am also tired at night. Have huge test friday. Shit :( So cant work in day, cant stay awake at night. Concerta too expensive (R600)

  16. Midship Sport
    Midship Sport
    4 dögum síðan

    Lady sounds like a CNN news reader.

  17. Kushal Kale
    Kushal Kale
    4 dögum síðan

    smoking weed helps?

  18. TylerGamerHD
    4 dögum síðan

    Watching this at 6am don’t mind if I do

  19. MRV b3an
    MRV b3an
    4 dögum síðan

    Stop staring guRl

  20. Kylie
    4 dögum síðan

    Literally watching this at 4 am in the morning 👁👄👁

  21. Javeth Anssar
    Javeth Anssar
    4 dögum síðan

    The lady looks so pretty!

  22. Emperor Draco
    Emperor Draco
    5 dögum síðan

    Myths: play rock music and shine torches in your eyes will help sleep

  23. CosmicWizard
    5 dögum síðan

    5 alarms.... I have 30 alarms every 1 minute ;-;

  24. laurchacha
    5 dögum síðan

    *Video:* talks ab how important a good sleep schedule is *Me, watching this at 3am:* 👁👄👁

  25. CosmicWizard
    5 dögum síðan

    8 hours of sleep is necessary! Coronavirus: *cough* Yea.. maybe not.

  26. Harpss
    5 dögum síðan

    lying in bed with your eyes closed is the suffering you feel when you can't sleep

  27. Kristina Korenkova
    Kristina Korenkova
    5 dögum síðan

    Is it ok to take melatonine supplement long term? I take 4-5mg

  28. Messi Goat
    Messi Goat
    6 dögum síðan

    Everytime they start giving an explanation I find my self sobbing and not listening to what they are saying so I go back again in the video 😂

  29. snipergang
    6 dögum síðan

    Is going to sleep at 4 am and waking up all 11:30 bad

  30. sbastian bastien
    sbastian bastien
    6 dögum síðan

    Of course she’s staring closely at him. Imagine: she’s a relatively young scholar who gets to sit for half an hour with a another scholar of the exact same field who clearly has had a longer career hence greater experience than she has and she’s just listening closely to what he has to say. She’s taking in all of his experience. She’s probably analysing everything he’s saying and just going “wow, yes, oh yeah, he’s right, oh I didn’t know that, that’s fascinating”. She’s taking it all in. She clearly admires his knowledge. She’s learning as he explains and he’s probably learning from her as well. It’s brilliant.

  31. sbastian bastien
    sbastian bastien
    6 dögum síðan

    I love intelligent people

  32. Another
    6 dögum síðan

    But sometimes i fall asleep when i play my phone or watching movies

  33. Tristan Lee
    Tristan Lee
    7 dögum síðan

    It amazing that doctor encourage us to sleep while allowing surgeons to work 16 hours shift with lack of sleep

  34. michael Luo
    michael Luo
    7 dögum síðan

    i workout for 30 minutes every day and it actually helps me go to sleep

  35. Sparkly Goddess
    Sparkly Goddess
    7 dögum síðan

    Watching sleep myths at 4am That's my life now

  36. Jason Licos
    Jason Licos
    7 dögum síðan

    I have body clock before

  37. daniel c
    daniel c
    7 dögum síðan

    That lady should have a podcast so we can listen to it before sleeping lolll

  38. BabsW
    7 dögum síðan

    It looks like this guy has her soul. He's either a hypnotist or her lover.

  39. Prince Zhedrick Silvestre
    Prince Zhedrick Silvestre
    7 dögum síðan maybe this one can make you fall asleep.

  40. chiarakyara
    8 dögum síðan

    "5 hours of sleep is not enough"... I don't think my 4 month old son knows that!

  41. Kyle Pickus
    Kyle Pickus
    8 dögum síðan

    Here I am watching this at 4:00am

  42. Suvrat Verma
    Suvrat Verma
    8 dögum síðan

    Imagine going to Harvard and then being called by a ISpulse channel just to hold up signs and watch another guy doing what you were supposed to do.

  43. Doggo Gamer
    Doggo Gamer
    8 dögum síðan

    1st one will help some people it helps my gramal sleep

  44. TheMilosfalconer
    8 dögum síðan

    Yooo these 2 need a podcast

  45. Tintti Söyrinki
    Tintti Söyrinki
    9 dögum síðan

    I think 6:04 that part of my brain is damaged

  46. Peeti Pine
    Peeti Pine
    9 dögum síðan

    Thanks for the info. What if I don't dream?

  47. João Rodrigues
    João Rodrigues
    9 dögum síðan

    *I love her voice*

  48. Diya Tripathi
    Diya Tripathi
    10 dögum síðan

    The comment is just people roasting the Education system 😂 I feel you guys...I really do

  49. Amber Lee
    Amber Lee
    10 dögum síðan

    Sleep experts: “Sleeping with the tv on is bad” “You need 9-10 hours of sleep” Me watching this at 3 am knowing I need to wake up in 3 hours and that I’m gonna fall asleep watching Netflix: 👁👄👁

  50. Amber Lee
    Amber Lee
    10 dögum síðan

    Me watching this at 3 am: 👁 👄 👁

  51. Iacob Andrei
    Iacob Andrei
    10 dögum síðan

    The myth is the thing written or what they are saying? I don’t get it. Or maybe the fact that they are “experts” is the myth? If your energy is high all the time you get 3-5 hours and it’s enough, for a lifetime it’s enough. Normal people need 8h. That’s 8h less life to be lived. It’s not sleep that reduces performance, it’s the weak mind that allows emotions to alter performance, that is the reality, what they are saying is just not true for some of us

  52. Andieka Almasid
    Andieka Almasid
    11 dögum síðan

    Me watching this at 3 am : "that's cool"

  53. Gabriela Coutinho
    Gabriela Coutinho
    11 dögum síðan

    I sleep for 5 and i do really feel great, and i do not nap in the afternoon or in the weekends lol. I love to wake up, i wake up happy, in the sense that I don't have that feeling of staying in for five minutes or more and I don't get people who needs 8 hours of sleep, if i sleep for more than 6 i get grumpy all day

  54. MrJohnisthename
    11 dögum síðan

    Can a person get too much sleep? I sleep for 36 hours or more uninterrupted pretty regularly.

  55. Maria Rib
    Maria Rib
    11 dögum síðan

    I miss the old days when people looked into the camera when they were speaking.

  56. Edger Deuce
    Edger Deuce
    11 dögum síðan

    It's 03h28 and I'm supposed to asleep but then I'm out here trying learn whether I actually need all this sleep...

  57. Bethany Soribada
    Bethany Soribada
    11 dögum síðan

    i wonder if this woman has ever considered doing asmr

  58. Kyle Doch
    Kyle Doch
    11 dögum síðan

    Sleep ... whats that? (everybody in their 20's, trying to balance family, a social life and working full time)

  59. gabriella Lodge
    gabriella Lodge
    12 dögum síðan

    People always made me think I would become a person who snores once I got pregnant, I'm on my second pregnancy and I've never snored... I also sleep with a pillow under my chin to make sure my mouth stays closed, I get really bad sleep paralysis depending on how I sleep and if I let my jaw relax

  60. Mies VanBeek
    Mies VanBeek
    12 dögum síðan

    This dude says you need a lot of sleep. LOOK AT HIS BAGS HES SPENDING LATE NIGHTS TRYNA GET PEOPLE BETTER SLEEP? WHAT IS THIS? And this lady was staring so deeply into this dude’s eyes and nodding way to vigorously. She began nodding as he started his sentence like “O H this is gunna be g o o d”.

  61. Katie Rosa
    Katie Rosa
    12 dögum síðan

    I like how the two people talking about sleep both have the most soothing and relaxing voices that would just lull you to sleep if they were just telling you a story.

  62. Saturn
    12 dögum síðan

    The way she sees him

  63. PeekMe
    13 dögum síðan

    I like the thumbnail. He's go his hand under the sheet, and laptop ready.

  64. Marco
    13 dögum síðan

    i appreciate all the talk about blue light but the background is so blue lol

  65. Nayah Manalo
    Nayah Manalo
    13 dögum síðan

    Experts: don't stress yourself like "i need to go to sleep!!" Me at 6am: GO TO SLEEP

  66. Meriç Aydın
    Meriç Aydın
    13 dögum síðan

    i have chronic insomnia and have to lie down in bed with my eyes closed for the whole night sometimes lol like its sad

  67. pouya moghaddam
    pouya moghaddam
    13 dögum síðan

    8:00 but i am sure i read somewhere that cold temperature makes nightmares.

  68. Mallika Sharma
    Mallika Sharma
    14 dögum síðan

    Experts: 7-8 hrs of sleep is recommended Korean n japanese schools: i don't hear you

  69. Alyeska Romero
    Alyeska Romero
    14 dögum síðan

    Y’all have no idea how badly I want to show my school this, sometimes I don’t sleep for days because of all my schoolwork.

  70. Riky Angel.0
    Riky Angel.0
    14 dögum síðan

    What can be so boring that even if you sleep, it takes less than 30min to make you fall asleep?🤨 Why don’t they use that, to battle insomnia 😂

  71. Hoodie Snugglez
    Hoodie Snugglez
    14 dögum síðan

    The light from TV actually makes my eyes heavy and fatigued, easy to get to sleep then.

  72. Avery Walk
    Avery Walk
    14 dögum síðan

    See me issue is that at 2 am and I'm still awake I am feeling great and want to go bench press and go on a run. When I go to sleep and then wake up that desire is completely gone.

  73. Antor Morsalin
    Antor Morsalin
    14 dögum síðan

    The way she looks is so beautiful

  74. Ace The FireDragon
    Ace The FireDragon
    14 dögum síðan

    Scientists: you need 7-8 hours of sleep. Not enough sleep can deteriorate your overall performance. School: Nah, we don’t do that here. *Students getting lower grades and are underperforming.* School: *Surprised pikachu face*

  75. fairy godmother
    fairy godmother
    15 dögum síðan

    them: five hours of sleep is not enough school, work, and my responsibilities: y'all hear sumn

  76. frank H
    frank H
    15 dögum síðan

    What about sleeping for 4-5 hours then only being able to stay asleep for an hour after but Collective 7 hours ????

  77. Tanja Meijer
    Tanja Meijer
    15 dögum síðan

    Waiting this at 2.25am with sleeping pills and a drink. With no sleep for days and doctors here in the Netherlands (sleeping centrum uni) get me to sleep is a crazy hard test. And now with a ng tube (14ch) in for months is close to inposseble.

  78. Tech4U
    15 dögum síðan

    After trying multiple tests, i finally found organic and natural solution that has helped me sleep better. I work in the corporate and it is really hectic. For people who were asking me, its from the brand *naturekindness* *.com*

  79. Hafizah Bindi
    Hafizah Bindi
    15 dögum síðan

    *naturekindness* *.com* is the best company to buy organic sleep aid from. Premium quality. I’ve used it for 2 months now and I can feel drastic improvements.

  80. Phong Anh
    Phong Anh
    15 dögum síðan

    There's a company that mixes all useful herbs for sleep into one. My mom uses it and she really likes it. I don't know all the details but you can find it at

    1. Mercure250
      12 dögum síðan

      This looks shady. Not only does the idea of "Just mixing everything works great" make me very uncomfortable (it's either a very bad idea, or the herbs are just doing a placebo effect), but on top of that, the fact this URL ends with .best instead of something we're more used to like .com looks damn fishy. Maybe it's fine and I'm just being paranoid, but... yeah, careful, people.