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This Is What You Should Never Do Before Bed

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 27: Sleep is a biological need, and a recommended amount of shuteye varies from person to person. Some thrive after seven hours, others need at least 10. There is no magic number, but the quantity is not all that matters.You can be in bed for 15 hours, but if you wake up every 20 minutes, you won’t be rested at all. This would be considered as less sleep than someone who was undisturbed for six hours.Your body doesn’t have to be in a chronic state of producing less melatonin, the hormone and antioxidant secreted by the pineal gland in the brain that helps regulate the body's circadian rhythm.

This Is What You Should Never Do Before Bed

Sleep is a biological need, and a recommended amount of shuteye varies from person to person. Some thrive after seven hours, others need at least 10. There is no magic number, but the quantity is not all that matters.

You can be in bed for 15 hours, but if you wake up every 20 minutes, you won’t be rested at all. This would be considered as less sleep than someone who was undisturbed for six hours.

Your body doesn’t have to be in a chronic state of producing less melatonin, the hormone and antioxidant secreted by the pineal gland in the brain that helps regulate the body's circadian rhythm.

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