- By Jeff Olsen
Mayo Clinic Minute: Do You Need a Nap?
If your night was restless or the day is hectic, a nap is a welcome break. Napping offers various benefits for healthy adults, including:
- Reduced fatigue
- Increased alertness
- Improved mood
However, naps, especially longer ones, have drawbacks.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with sleep specialist Dr. Eric Olson about the ups and downsides of naps.
Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:01) is in the downloads. Read the script.