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How much sleep should I get daily?

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Last Updated: 12/24/2021 at 6:31pm
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August 26th, 2016 5:34pm
7 hours a night but life doesn't always hand us a cookie cutter schedule. So strive for health and perfection but be willing to accept each situation as it presents itself.
August 27th, 2016 3:25am
The general consensus is about 6-8 hours on average, however, how much sleep that an individual person needs varies from case to case, only you will know for yourself if you are well-rested - what this feels like is also pretty well described on the internet.
August 27th, 2016 6:20am
Sleep is dictated by ones own body but researchers say we should be getting 8 hours a night. Are you getting this daily?
August 28th, 2016 2:15am
That depends on you. The average is 7/8 hours a night. Personally I must get 9-10 hours to feel fully awake the next morning
September 1st, 2016 8:37pm
In my opinion it is very important that one should get at least 7 or 8 hours of sleep everyday. If it is less than that it is not good for your body.
September 2nd, 2016 3:03pm
The amount of sleep you need is actually really subjective. Some people only need 4 hours to be at their best while others could need a full 8 hours of quality rest. So its about finding out how much you need and working out how best to get it.
September 4th, 2016 8:56pm
The average amount of sleep an adult should get is 9 hours and 15 minutes. At minimum an adult should get 8 hours.
September 7th, 2016 4:48am
It depends on your age and physical activity but no less than 7 or more than 9 is a good range for everyone :)
September 14th, 2016 6:52pm
You should get a minimum of six hours sleep every day but it depends on each individual person some people might need more some might need leds
September 14th, 2016 7:42pm
It depends on your age, 5 to 12 years old - 10 - 11 hrs, 12 to 18 years old - 8.5 - 10 hrs, Adults (18+) - 7.5 - 9 hrs :)
September 15th, 2016 12:24pm
Doctors say that an adult person should sleep aroung 7 to 9 hours daily. But how much sleep you need depends on many things... you have so sleep long enough that you can stay awake throughout the next day without struggeling. It sleep is a massive burden for you and you suffer from sleep anxietys 4 to 5 hours can be a good bilance too. It depends on you. Listen to your body.
September 15th, 2016 5:44pm
I am the type of person who needs at least 8 hours of sleep every night. So i would recommend 6-8 hours sleep a night.
September 17th, 2016 4:59pm
I feel that a good amount of sleep would be anywhere from 6-8 hours of sleep. You can get more obviously if your body needs it but I usually get about 7 hours and wake up refreshed everyday!
September 21st, 2016 6:21pm
This is depending on your age but the minimum hours is 9 hours per night this is for an adult. If you're younger the hours go up
September 25th, 2016 7:32am
If you are a teenager, I guess you should sleep for 9 hours at least. For a healthy and relax sleeping
September 30th, 2016 10:19pm
Normally 6-8 hours ( I assume you mean nightly and not actually during the daytime) unless you want to feel tired.
October 1st, 2016 12:42pm
For teenagers, I'd recommend an average of 7-9 hours sleep. Getting to bed at around 10pm, falling asleep by 11pm and waking up at around 6am or 7am.
October 2nd, 2016 1:35am
It is different for every person. but I have always heard that eight hours is a good amount to aim for.
October 2nd, 2016 2:15am
It differs for everyone, older people will have less sleeping time, then younger selves, but in average a person should get from 7-8 hours of sleep, it is perfect sleep time as scientists say. And if you want to improve your daily habits, it is better to get a sleeping schedule, for example everyday you will go to sleep at 10 o'clock, no exceptions, and wake up at 7.
October 5th, 2016 6:28am
A total of 8 hours of sleep per day is recommended. Stay away from energy drinks such as five hour energy or monster as they spike your heart rate and blood pressure and give you a lull sense of energy only for it to stagnate later and leave you craving more energy drinks, which are unhealthy for you.
October 5th, 2016 11:43pm
I think for adults, it depends on age. But for me it's not about the hours of sleep you get, but the quality of sleep. I find myself feeling afresh and relaxed when i had a good sleep and that's when i do not worry so much about the day before and i can only just get about 5-6 hours of sleep. Thus, sleep with a peace of mind and i think that's good enough. :)
October 12th, 2016 8:59pm
From teens at the ages of 14-17 its 8-10 hours and for adults 18 and up its 7-9 hours, based on the National Sleep Foundation site.
October 15th, 2016 7:15am
You must get at least seven to nine hours of sleep depending on your age.
October 19th, 2016 1:06pm
It depends, really. Anywhere from 8 to 10 hours should be fine, though it really depends! You can sleep more or sleep less depending on your needs, gender, and age, as well as other factors.
October 20th, 2016 1:08am
You should sleep 6-8 hours daily. Getting enough sleep makes your mind more calm and free from anxiety. It will make your body healthy physically and mentally.
October 22nd, 2016 4:45pm
Everyone is different. The average person should get around 8 hours of sleep. Teens need more. Roughly around 10. If you are looking for more specifics about REM, deep sleep, etc., you should only be awake around 5% of the time, 25% REM, 35% deep, and 35% light sleep.
October 22nd, 2016 10:45pm
Everyone's body is different, but on average teens should get between 8 to 10 hours per day, adults should get 6 to 8 hours per day. If these numbers cannot be obtained in single periods, they can be supplemented with naps, but strive to get the minimum number of hours in one "session". Hope this helps :)
October 27th, 2016 1:25am
The amount of sleep you should have daily will pertain to you and your needs. On average, the recommended sleep is 8 hours, but this can vary depending on your needs.
October 28th, 2016 12:19pm
really, it depends on your age. scientists say that people between the ages of 6-13 you need 9-11 hours, ages 14-17 you need 8-10 hours and anyone above 18 you need 7-9 hours.
October 30th, 2016 12:19am
Each person is a little different and requires slightly different things to be the best them they can be. The most important thing about our sleep is that it has a discernable and consistent pattern. The recommended amount of sleep is typically 8 hours, but it's okay if you're not a typical person. Try to remember the last time you woke up really rested, and think about how long you slept that night. Try to sleep for 8 hours a night for a week. If you are not able to sleep that long, try 7 hours for a week. If you are feeling fatigued when you wake up, try 9 hours for a week. Remember to go to bed at the same time every night. Trial and error!