Web Desk: Adequate sleeping is necessary for your great health benefits, rest and recovery. Sleeping 7 to 8 hours is not enough for all. Scientists reveal that how many hours do we need to get a good night’s sleep depending on our age.
Here is how much sleep you actually need based on how old you are.
Age affects not only our condition and bodily function. Scientists have established the connection between age and the required number of hours for good sleep.
- 0-3 months: 14-17 hours
- 4-11 months: 12-15 hours
- 1-2 years: 11-14 hours
- 3-5 years: 10-13 hours
- 6-13 years: 9-11 hours
- 14-17 years: 8-10 hours
- 18-25 years: 7-9 hours
- 26-64 years: 7-9 hours
- 65+ years: 7-8 hours
The older you are, the less amount of sleep they need.
Babies up to 3 months old require the most of sleep. 8 hours of sleeping is needed to the people under 18 years old. The required amount of sleep is significantly reduced and changes only after a person reaches 65 years of age.