Brush your teeth in the dark to help sleep, says Oxford University neuroscientist

The bright light of bathrooms cna disrupt sleep Photo: Alamy The secret of a good night’s sleep could be as simple as brushing your teeth in the dark, an Oxford Neuroscientist has claimed. Russell Foster, professor of circadian neuroscience, claims that the bright fluorescent light of bathrooms wakes the body up just when it should be switching off. He believes that simply brushing teeth in the a dark room could allow sleep to take hold more quickly. “We live in these dimly-lit caves, both at home and in our offices, which are far less bright than natural light, even on a cloudy day” Prof Russell Forster, Oxford University


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