Sleeping with your dog can lead to a better night’s rest: study

New York Post | 9/11/2017 | Staff
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Having a ruff night?

Sleeping with your dog may actually be beneficial to your sleep patterns, a study reveals.

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Mayo Clinic researchers conducted a study to see whether a dog’s presence in the bedroom would disturb a person’s sleep.

The study observed 40 healthy adults without sleep disorders occupying the same bedroom as their dogs, who were no younger than 6 months old, for 7 nights. All subjects wore an accelerometer which tracked sleep activity.

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The findings showed that those who let their pooches — whether big or small — sleep in their bedrooms had an easier time snoozing than those who did not.

“Most people assume having pets in the bedroom is a disruption,” Lois Krahn, a sleep medicine specialist at the...
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