How many hours of sleep are needed?

Sleep is essential for your health. However, when life gets hectic, sleep is the first thing to be neglected. How many hours of sleep do I need?

Good sleep is essential for good health as eating healthy food and exercising are healthy.

Knowing your sleep needs improves your quality of life.



 There are several studies that associate short sleep duration and poor sleep quality responsible for many health problems.

So, focus on getting enough sleep for your body, as well as sleeping well.

Create some routines before bed, very simple things you can do to improve your sleep: Prepare and organize everything for the next day (it brings tranquility at bedtime); Create a cozy atmosphere, through the light, in your room; Take a warm bath; Have tea, milk or a glass of juice; Do not watch television in the room; Do not see the cell phone when lying down; Do small physical exercises.

If you have difficulty falling asleep for several days in a row, we recommend visiting your family doctor. As a rule, difficulty falling asleep is associated with some health problem.


Each person has different sleep needs. However, the amount of sleep hours is determined by an age table.

Sleep duration recommendations are divided by age group:

Babies - (4 to 11 months): 12 to 15 hours
Children - (1 to 2 years): 11 to 14 hours
Preschoolers - (3 to 5 years): 10 to 13 hours
School-age children - (6 to 13 years): 9 to 11 hours
Teenagers - (14 to 17 years old): 8 to 10 hours
Adults - (18 to 64 years): 7 to 9 hours
3rd Age - (65+ years): 7 to 8 hours


Follow these recommendations and quickly experience an improvement in your sleep

Sleep well, Live Better

Hemera - Relaxing Dreams