Sleeping Difficulty: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments - sleeping adult

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Aging & Sleep Information - National Sleep Foundation sleeping adult


While sleep requirements vary slightly from person to person, most healthy adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night to function at.

By around 12 months, infants start sleeping more at night. At this point, they start to sleep more like adults in that there are no bodily movements during REM.

FOR IMMEDIATE& RELEASE National Sleep Foundation Email: 7-9 hours; Older adults (65+): Sleep range is 7-8 hours (new age category).