Health Tip: Nap to Feel More Rested09/20/10
(HealthDay News) -- Our careers and busy lifestyles are leaving
many of us sleep deprived.
The National Sleep Foundation says there's nothing wrong with a
daily nap to help you feel more relaxed and rested. It offers these
- A nap should last no longer than 30 minutes.
- Nap in an environment that's cool, dark and quiet.
- Don't nap too late in the day. Doing so could interfere with
- Don't try to nap too early in the day, as your body may not
welcome more sleep so soon after you woke up.
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