Could segmented sleep be the switch your body needs?
Why sleeping eight hours every night might not be a one-size-fits-all schedule
Sleep is at once one of the most hyper-analyzed phenomena and also one of the things we think about least. It’s a hugely profitable industry, and yet most people have never imagined a sleep schedule different to their own.
The typical eight-hour block of sleep every 24 hours is known as a monophasic sleep pattern, but for many years people have been making the case for polyphasic or biphasic sleep schedules. That includes many famous figures as well! But, like anything, there are pros and cons to some fad sleep patterns, and proper research should be done before making big changes to something so integral to your health. So, click on to learn more about all the benefits and drawbacks of segmented sleep.
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