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How do you take a good nap during the day, and still sleep well at night?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Probably not well
Your body knows the total amount of sleep you need in a 24 hour period .
If you nap your body naps it will subtract from the amount of sleep you need at night and you will probably experience early awakening. You might fall asleep just fine.

In brief: Probably not well
Your body knows the total amount of sleep you need in a 24 hour period .
If you nap your body naps it will subtract from the amount of sleep you need at night and you will probably experience early awakening. You might fall asleep just fine.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Limit the nap
A power nap of 30-45 min guided by an alarm, will not necessarily mess up the night ritual.
Any longer and you can reset your day night cycle and yield a shallower less restorative night sleep pattern.

In brief: Limit the nap
A power nap of 30-45 min guided by an alarm, will not necessarily mess up the night ritual.
Any longer and you can reset your day night cycle and yield a shallower less restorative night sleep pattern.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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