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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
8-10 hrs: however, very often easier said than done. I advise no TV or music at least 2 hours before bedtime, avoiding stimulants, aromatherapy, massage and yes ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
7-9 hours : The average adult needs 7-9 hours each night. Judge your more precise amount based on your falling asleep, waking without alarms and fatigue patterns. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
8-10 hours: You are stiill growing and sleep has something todo with energy required for that growth.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on WHAT?: You don't state what you are recovering from. Most people need 7-8 hours a night of sleep. Some more, some less. Most reading I have done, recommen ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A good 8 hours: Getting 8 hours of sleep a night is a good thing. A person becomes well rested and less stressed. Many people eat or snack when under stress, so less ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ideal sleep pattern: Ideally you should have 8-10 hours of sleep at night. You should try to go to sleep at the same hour and get up around the same time.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Most adults: Need 7.5 to 8 hours of sleep per night (some a little more, and some a little less). Go to bed earlier enough to insure that you get enough sleep. Ret ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Based on your age : Based on your age 7-1/2 to 8-1/2 hours.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Regular sleep: Try to get at least 6-8 hours of sleep per day....You'll need it.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
8: 8 hours is the optimal amount of time recommended for you sleep each night. You can do with less but not the best.
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