A Wall St. Cheat Sheet news report explores four common sleep myths and how it may impact sleep.

We’ve all heard the anecdotal evidence, the half-truths, and the old wives’ tales about sleep health, ranging from homegrown “cures” for insomnia to what a nap can (or can’t) do for our health. With all the conflicting information out there, it’s hard to know which theories hold a grain of legitimacy. That’s why we embarked on a mission to expose the truths (and fabrications) behind 4 of the most widely-proliferated sleep myths.