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A 31-year-old member asked:

Napping 3 hours and sleeping 5 hours vs. sleeping 8 hours straight. is there any difference?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Probably not: Sleep requirements vary from person to person. If you feel good and are not experiencing the fatigue associated with sleep deprivation it may be O.K. For you as an individual, even though unusuald for most.

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