A 16-year-old male asked:
as a 16 years old how many hours of sleep in order to grow overnight?
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sleep: Eight to ten hours of sleep is recommended for a teenager.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
How many hours of sleep should a 16 year old get?
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Family Medicine 30 years experience
As much as needed: Adolescents normally need more sleep than adults and this is not uncommon at all for them to sleep in late because of this. I believe it is estimated that adolescents need up to 10 hours of sleep a day especially while growing. I have had 3 teens at home and can personally vouch for this :-).
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Last updated May 1, 2014
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