Is your furry friend worsening your nightly sleep? According to According to Dr. Sowjanya Duthuluru M.D., research presented at SLEEP 2014, the 28th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, suggests pets may be more disruptive to sleep than most people realize:
When it comes to co-sleeping, previous studies have focused on sharing a bed with a romantic partner or with a young child, she said. Anecdotally, pets have long been known to disrupt sleep, whether it was due to their barks and meows, animated dreams of chasing cars or allergic reactions they might trigger.
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