: How are we able to sleep much longer when we are sick compared to when we are healthier?

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: How are we able to sleep much longer when we are sick compared to when we are healthier?

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Your body is made of little animals. Those animals need food and water and rest. Those animals each do a job and can switch around and go where they are needed. Sicknesses and viruses are other animals our bodies don’t like. Some of our little body animals are used to go and kill the virus animals. When we sleep our animals can stop doing their jobs and take care of the virus animals so they stop hurting us. We sleep longer so that our animals called cells can kill the viruses