The New York Daily News examines the issue of the growing addiction to social media and its impact on sleep.

Turn it all off to go to sleep.

Studies proved that our addiction to glowing screens robs us of much-needed rest.

“Right up there with food, water and air, sleep is foundational,” says Paul Glovinsky, a New York psychologist specializing in insomnia. “Generally to sleep well you need to sign off. For whatever reason, people feel they cannot do that.”

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine says adults require seven to nine hours of sleep. Here’s how to get them, starting an hour before bedtime:

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