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How many hours of sleep are enough? - Mayo Clinic


Apr 20, 2013 ... Older adults need about the same amount of sleep as younger adults. ... tasks as do people who get closer to seven hours of sleep a night. Studies among adults also show that getting less or much more than seven hours of ...

How Much Sleep Should You Get? New Recommendations Released


Feb 3, 2015 ... There are new recommendations for how much time people should spend snoozing. The new ... [How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Here's How Much Experts Think You Should Sleep Every Night | TIME


Feb 2, 2015 ... ... of sleep a person needs is highly variable and that some people need ... The panel then voted on how much sleep is appropriate at different ...

CDC - How Much Sleep Do I Need? - Sleep and Sleep Disorders


Jul 1, 2013 ... Sleep guidelines from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute · External Web Site Icon ... Adults (including the elderly), 7–8 hours a day ...

Updated Sleep Guidelines: How Much Sleep Is Enough?


Feb 19, 2015 ... Do you know how much sleep you really need? ... to ascertain how many hours of sleep most people need in order to maintain their health.

How much sleep do I need? | Life and style | The Guardian


Feb 15, 2015 ... The methodologies do vary – some are based on how much sleep people reported they had had (which tends to include time spent in bed) and ...

How Much Sleep Do You Need? - Sleep Center - Everyday Health


Feb 4, 2015 ... How much sleep you need to stay healthy, alert, and active depends on your age and varies from person to person — most adults need at least ...

How Much Sleep Is Enough? - NHLBI, NIH


Feb 22, 2012 ... The amount of sleep you need each day will change over the course of your life ... Some people sleep more on their days off than on work days.

Assess Your Sleep Needs | Need Sleep


Dec 15, 2008 ... Many people routinely get six hours of sleep each night, but only a few of those ... Once you know how much sleep you need, it's important to allot that amount of time in ... Ask yourself: "How tired do I feel during the daytime?

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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need? | National Sleep Foundation


Humans, like all animals, need sleep, along with food, water and oxygen, to survive. For humans sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being.

National Sleep Foundation Recommends New Sleep Times ...


The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), along with a multi-disciplinary expert panel, issued its new ... Young Adults ... How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Adult Sleep Needs at Every Age: From Young Adults to the Elderly


WebMD discusses how much sleep adults of different ages need and what adults can do to get the recommended number of hours per night.

National Sleep Foundation Updates Recommendations For How ...


Feb 2, 2015 ... How much sleep we prefer to get is highly subjective -- ... How Much Sleep Do We Really Need? feature of the National Sleep Foundation's ... Young Adults (18- 25): 7-9 hours (new age category); Adults (26-64): 7-9 hours (no ...

How Much Sleep Do You Need? Sleep Cycles and Stages, Lack of ...


While sleep requirements vary slightly from person to person, most healthy adults need between seven and a half to nine hours of sleep per night to function at ...