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Friday 27th February 2015
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Why do people get puffy eyes after a deep sleep?

Question

When people have a heavy night's sleep, why do they feel more tired and get puffy eyes?
Mark, Sunbury-on-Thames

Answer

** Defintive **
Name: David, Thames Ditton
Qualification: Doctor
Answer: In deep sleep, you have less rapid eye movement, so you blink less. Therefore, your eyes get more puffy.

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