You need 7 1/ hours 2 of sleep a night.

Working Mother - - Sleep - SOURCE: FLAVIA B. CON­SENS, M. D., OF THE UNIVER­SITY OF WASH­ING­TON SLEEP MEDICINE CEN­TER

Be­cause your body needs to:

• con­sol­i­date mem­o­ries

• reg­u­late me­tab­o­lism

• lower blood pres­sure

• tune up your im­mune sys­tem

Oth­er­wise, you’re at risk for:

• mood dis­or­ders

• me­mory prob­lems

• high blood pres­sure

• ill­nesses like di­a­betes

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