If you want to keep your heart healthy, then definitely take a nap in the afternoon, know its benefits!


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Many people like to take naps during the day. It could also be because you didn't sleep well at night, had a busy day, or just want to rest. People often need a reason to take an afternoon nap. Because people understand that one should not sleep in the afternoon.

But today we are going to tell you exactly the opposite. You may be surprised to read, but afternoon nap also has many benefits. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar has given detailed information about this through her Instagram post. Taking a nap in the afternoon is beneficial. But for this, the right way of sleeping and the right time is necessary.

Benefits of sleeping in the afternoon

Afternoon nap improves heart health. Especially people who have high blood pressure or who have undergone certain heart procedures. This afternoon nap is beneficial for such people.

- Afternoon sleep is beneficial for diabetes, PCOD, thyroid, and overeaters. Because it improves the balance of hormones.

- For people who have problems like IBS, constipation, acne, and dandruff, taking an afternoon nap improves digestion.


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- Improves the night's sleep of people who suffer from insomnia, and people who travel frequently.

Sleeping in the afternoon helps in quick recovery after a workout or from any illness.

By correcting all the above-mentioned problems, excess body fat also reduces.

The right time to nap in the afternoon?

For all the above benefits you need to sleep at the right time. You should sleep after lunch, usually between 1 pm and 3 pm. The duration of sleep for a normal person should be 10-30 minutes. So small children, very old people, and very sick people can sleep for about 90 minutes.