Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance

Leaked draft says less than seven hours’ sleep can damage mental and physical health

The government could give people guidance on how much sleep they need each night, according to reports.

A leaked draft of a public health green paper, due to be published by the health secretary Matt Hancock, said the government would review the evidence on sleep and health. It suggested the minimum amount will vary depending on how old someone is and will come with advice on “sleep hygiene”, according to the Times, which obtained the document.

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Source: theguardian
Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance