Sleep is crucial for humans health and well-being.
Lack of sleep can trigger various ailments and health problems.
We should sleep enough but ho much is enough ?
Experts at National Sleep Foundation recommends sleep time according to age because the duration of sleep determines your energy during the day, optimal health, and mental clarity.
In case you have problems with sleeping and irregular sleeping patterns, it may indicate that you are over-stressed.
Also technology can trigger a lack of sleep what will trigger physical tiredness, difficulties to think clearly, making decisions, and concentrate.
If you sleep less than 5 hours, you can have problems with your heart .If you sleep less than 7 hours a day is the culprit of weight gain and obesity.
Guidelines for Sleep Hours
Based on a research made by Charles Czeisler, a professor at Harvard University.
Newborn (0 to 3 months): 14 to 17 hours.
Babies (4 to 11 months): 12 to 15 hours.
Children (1-2 years): 11 to 14 hours.
Preschool (3-5 years): 10 to 13 hours.
School Age (6-13 years): 9 to 11 hours.
Teens (14 to 17): 8 to 10 hours.
Youth (18-25 years): 7 to 9 hours.
Adults (26-64 years): 7 to 9 hours.
Seniors (over 65 years): 7 to 8 hours.
These guidelines are approximate as the needed hours of sleep .There are some exceptions .
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