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8 Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep

8 Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep

The benefits of a good night's sleep go far beyond feeling refreshed and alert the next day. Sleep is linked to your physical health, mental health, and quality of life. Read on to learn how sleep betters your body and mind.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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