You snooze, you win: Taking a regular afternoon nap of just five minutes may improve your mental agility and help stave off dementia, study finds

Regular afternoon naps — even of just five minutes a day — may improve your mental agility and help to stave off dementia, a study has reported.

Researchers from China studied the sleep patterns of 2,214 healthy adults aged 60 or over who lived in several large cities — including Beijing, Shanghai and Xian.

Of the participants, 1,534 reported taking a regular afternoon nap of between five minutes and two hours, while the remaining 680 individuals did not.

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