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When it comes to sleep, quan­tity is im­por­tant, but re­searchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clin­i­cal Re­search In­sti­tute, USA, say consistency is more sig­nif­i­cant. To reap the full ben­e­fits of a good night’s sleep, keep to the same hours for go­ing to bed and wak­ing up. This means that if you’re able to func­tion on five hours’ sleep, make sure it’s the same five hours ev­ery night. Rather than re­tir­ing only when you’re truly fa­tigued, set a time when you’re more likely to doze off and stick to it. Your heart and metabolic health will be more sta­ble in this rou­tine than in a hap­haz­ard sleep­ing sched­ule.

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