World Sleep Day is celebrated on second friday of March every year. It is organised by the World Sleep Society. The main motive of the day is to spread awareness about all aspects of sleep problems.
As we know that not getting enough sleep can increase the chances of chronic diseases, obesity and overall mortality risk. But still many of us fail to get as much sleep as we need.
Today in our post we'll tell that how much sleep does you need in a day. While eight hours is a convenient starting point for adults but not so much for younger adults, children and the elderly. The amount of sleep that you need to get in a day, differ with your age.
So lets know how much sleep one needs in a day.
Newborns- 14-18 Hours of Sleep
Newborns usually needs more amount of sleep as compared to toddlers. They need to rest to support their rapid mental and physical development.
Toddlers - 11-14 Hours of Sleep
Toddlers needs 11 hours a day and sleep more at night than day.
Pre-Schoolers - 10-13 Hours of Sleep
Pre-schoolers need to get solid 10 to 13 hours of sleep each day. The sleep time of them will gradually decrease as they grow older.
Adults - 7-9 Hours of Sleep
An adult guy must need a sleep of 7-9 hours.
Older Adults - 7-8 Hours of Sleep
Older adults have trouble in sleeping, but they need a minimum of six hours of sleep in a day.
Sleep isn't just a time for your body to rest, but you need to sleep to allow your body to relax and recover.
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