Dana & Parks: Do you fall asleep with the TV on? Here's why you shouldn't

man sleeping in front of TV
Photo credit Getty Images

A recent study says any light when you sleep will have negative effects on your health.

That includes falling asleep with the TV on in the background, or even having a night light plugged into the wall.

Podcast Episode
The Dana & Parks Podcast
D&P Highlight: Sleep with the a light on? Apparently it's NOT good for you.
Listen Now
Now Playing
Now Playing

For more, stream KMBZ now.

The study found that exposure to any amount of light during sleep was correlated with a higher prevalence of diabetes, obesity and hypertension in both older men and women, and that people should do their best to avoid or minimize the amount of light they are exposed to during sleep.

The study sparked a debate on Dana & Parks. Would Scott, Sam or Amy Anderson from KC's Morning News consider giving up TV before bed for better health? Listen to the segment above to find out.

Catch the Dana & Parks Podcast and listen whenever you want.