Many people are in the habit of falling asleep while watching TV in the evening. Unfortunately, falling asleep with the lights on can interfere with the quality of your sleep. Light exposure stimulates certain reactions in the brain that involve your hormone levels, body temperature, and similar factors, all of which play a role in the restfulness of your sleep.
Watch this video to hear more about recent studies that evaluated the role light plays in the quality of sleep. This doctor explains the reaction that takes place when your retinal cells detect light. He advises turning off all of your lights, including night lights, for a more restful sleep.
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