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Is 5-6 hours enough sleep? Or it's not enough and can harm my body? I weightlift 5 times per week.

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
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In brief: 5-6 hours of sleep

Per night is inadequate and can have adverse long-term consequences.
Please see the following article for details: www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/excessive-sleepiness-10/10... Here are 10 surprising -- and serious -- effects of sleep loss. Best wishes.

In brief: 5-6 hours of sleep

Per night is inadequate and can have adverse long-term consequences.
Please see the following article for details: www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/excessive-sleepiness-10/10... Here are 10 surprising -- and serious -- effects of sleep loss. Best wishes.
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