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QUALITY SLEEP Whatever your age!

How much do you need?

This varies from person to person and our stage of growth and development. The national recommended average is seven-and-a-half hours, but quality is more important than quantity, says sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan. ‘Getting six hours of deep, uninterrupted sleep is far better than seven or eight hours of broken sleep.’ Our sleep is divided into five 90-minute cycles – four of light to deep sleep phases and one of REM

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