If your night was restless or the day is hectic, a quick nap can be a welcome break. Napping offers various benefits for healthy adults, including:
However, naps can have drawbacks. A Japanese study recently concluded that long daytime naps could be a warning sign for Type 2 diabetes, according to a BBC report.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with sleep specialist Dr. Eric Olson about the ups and downsides of naps.