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Sleep Better: Should The Snooze Button Be Put To Bed? (VIDEO)

Posted: 03/19/2012 8:44 am Updated: 03/19/2012 9:50 pm

The alarm goes off and all you want to do is stay under the covers. In desperate times, you might think hitting the snooze button is your saving grace -- but experts say that snoozing could actually be hurting your sleep.

In fact, forcing your body to drift in and out of sleep by hitting snooze disrupts your natural cycles through the different stages of sleep, which could decrease the restorative properties of a good slumber.

Watch the video above to find out how snoozing deprives us of sleep. Then tell us in the comments what you think. Do you use the snooze button? Do you feel rested when you snooze?

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Filed by Sarah Klein  |