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Health Rules You Can Bend - Sleep

WebMD health feature series: 12 health rules you can bend.
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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

3.    Get eight hours of sleep a night.

Many people naturally tend toward eight hours. But everyone is different, and data show that people who sleep seven hours a night actually live longer.

Are you well rested the next day, or are you tired? "The key is how you feel," says Alice D. Domar, PhD, co-author of Live a Little!: Breaking the Rules Won't Break Your Health.

  Next: Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables?next button

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Reviewed on April 06, 2010

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