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Do naps help if you have a sleep disorder?

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Naps feel good, but don’t do it too long or too close to bedtime, or it'll be harder to sleep at night.

From: Sleep Disorders FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep.”

FDA: “Side Effects of Sleep Drugs.”

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep.”

FDA: “Side Effects of Sleep Drugs.”

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

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