You thought that getting a sleep tracking device can help you determine if you’re getting a good night’s rest. Actually, it might worsen your problems in some circumstances. According to the New York Times, scientists issued a warning that theses sleep tracking apps and devices can make your insomnia worse.
How? By providing inaccurate data and by making your anxieties worse.
In a recent study, sleep experts found that these trackers led people to spend too much time in bed (so they can boost their sleep stats) and report non-existent conditions that resulted in wasted treatment.