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recently i haven't been sleeping one night then the next night i usually get 10 hours of sleep. how bad is this for me?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is certainly not: Optimal. Our brains like consistency.
Answered on Mar 31, 2014

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