15 “Facts” About Sleep That Are Completely Wrong

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Myth #3: You can catch up on sleep

FACT: Yes, the idea of being able to sleep in until noon on the weekends sounds enticing. But it’s wreaking havoc on your internal body clock: Every time you shift your hours, it feels roughly like flying from New York to California and then back again in one weekend, leaving your body confused on Monday.

The best way to prevent it? Try to get a consistent amount of sleep each night at roughly the same time.

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