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How does the amount of sleep you get affect how tired you are during the day?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: A lot
If you only sleep a few hours when you need 8 you will feel exhausted all day and probably have trouble functioning, the older you are the worse it is tolerated.
The closer to 8 hours you slept the better the lack of sleep is tolerated and the better the function both at a job or school and in social situations and at home.

In brief: A lot
If you only sleep a few hours when you need 8 you will feel exhausted all day and probably have trouble functioning, the older you are the worse it is tolerated.
The closer to 8 hours you slept the better the lack of sleep is tolerated and the better the function both at a job or school and in social situations and at home.
Dr. Marsha Davis
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