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Exercise improves sleep, but not overnight

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It can take four months of regular aerobic exercise to help insomnia sufferers get a good night’s sleep, researchers say.

“People have to realize that even if they don’t want to exercise, that’s the time they need to dig in their heels and get themselves out there,” says Kelly Glazer Baron, a clinical psychologist and director of the behavioral sleep program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. . “Write a note on your mirror that says ‘Just Do It!’ It will help in the long run.”

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