Updated: Sep 12
Want to live longer? There’s evidence that getting enough sleep and handling stress in effective ways are important elements.
How Much Sleep Do We Need?
There’s no general agreement on an answer.
According to the CDC article entitled, “How Much Sleep Do I Need?“, the amount varies depending on our age.
Newborns may need 14-17 hours of sleep sleep in a 24-hour period.
6 to 12 year olds may need 9-12 hours per 24-hour period.
Adults 18-60 may need 7 or more hours per night.
I realize that for some people this is easier said than done. Even with the best of intentions, we can find it difficult to get quality sleep on a regular basis.
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