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The Power of the Power Nap: How a Snooze Can Salvage a Sleepless Night

Michael Hunter, MD
BeingWell
Published in
6 min readMay 12, 2024

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HARDLY A WEEK GOES BY WHEN A PATIENT DOESN’T ASK me about short sleep. And the inevitable follow-up question: Do naps salvage a sleepless night?

I only sometimes get the seven to nine hours of sleep that I should to optimize my health.

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Michael Hunter, MD
BeingWell

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com