How Much Sleep Do I Need?
How much sleep did you get last night? What about the night before? How much sleep do you actually need? How much sleep you need changes throughout your lifetime. A newborn may need up to 17 hours of sleep each day, while someone 65+ may need just 7 hours of sleep a night.
The biggest question is how you feel when you get various amounts of sleep. Some people may need at least 9 hours of sleep a night to feel well rested, while others in the same age group may find that 7 hours of sleep is just right for them.
In this article by Cleveland Clinic, How Much Sleep Do I Need?, you'll find guidelines for recommended sleep amounts at various ages as well as the following targets for bedtimes and wake times:
Among other insightful information, the article also outlines some tips for sleep success.