Many Singaporeans are sleep-deprived due to fast pace, stress of living or sleep disorders

According to a 2016 study by SingHealth Polyclinics, 44 per cent of Singaporeans lack sleep on weekdays, while 26 per cent failed to clock enough sleep on weekends.
According to a 2016 study by SingHealth Polyclinics, 44 per cent of Singaporeans lack sleep on weekdays, while 26 per cent failed to clock enough sleep on weekends.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - Can't sleep well? You are in good company - Singaporeans are among the most sleep-deprived people on the planet.

An online poll across 12 countries by American market research firm Wakefield Research in 2018 found that Singaporeans were the second most sleep-deprived people behind the Britons. Of the 1,000 Singaporeans aged 18 and older who took part in the survey, 62 per cent said they are not getting enough sleep.

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