I love to take a nap in the afternoon (when I’m not working of course) it really helps me through my day. While it does make me feel better, if I take a long nap it means that I wouldn’t get to sleep as easily at night. But then again with sleep apnea I don’t sleep that much anyway. Is napping good for you?
I have read different opinions about whether napping is good for you or not. When you are very young taking a nap is routine especially for babies and toddlers. As for adults it was one time considered bad because it would interrupt with your evening sleep. I certainly understand that but I think that the key is not to nap too long.
How long is a good nap? If you said a couple hours then you’re wrong! The best naps, from what I have read are 20 to 30 minutes. Set an alarm if you are a heavy sleeper. Since I have sleep apnea I’m constantly waking up anyway so an alarm for a nap isn’t necessary for me.
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