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What lifestyle changes can I make to get better sleep?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
To improve your sleep, try exercise. All exercise helps you sleep as long as it's done three hours before bedtime. But brain scans show that fitting in fitness around 7 a.m. helps you spend 75% more time in deep sleep than later-day workouts do -- and you cycle through the stages of sleep more often. Hitting all four sleep stages several times keeps your energy high, your mind sharp and your body looking good.

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