The doctor named the optimal duration of daytime sleep

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In the afternoon, it is enough to sleep only 20 minutes to restore energy, said Doctor of Biological Sciences Vladimir Dorokhov in an interview with Vechernyaya Moskva.

According to the specialist, if you sleep for more than 20 minutes, sleep will become deep and it will take time to get out of it completely. The doctor noted that after deep sleep, recovery lasts 20 to 40 minutes, which is inconvenient in working conditions.

“However, if a person has an irregular working day, an hour of sleep will give him the opportunity after the final awakening to be vigorous until the evening,” Dorokhov explained.

He added that the best period for daytime rest is from 13:00 to 15:00.

“Our body is designed so that sleepiness naturally increases during this time. But after 17 hours sleep for more than an hour is not desirable – this can cause poor sleep at night. You can simply not fall asleep, ”the doctor warned.

Clinical psychologist Luciya Suleimanova earlier Thursday, August 27, said that reducing the number of hours of sleep can activate the brain and motivate a person to solve complex problems.

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