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How Many Hours Of Sleep Should A 16 Year Old Get
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 :-). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No less than 9: The growing teen is faced with many choices but needs to take care of his/her sleep if they are to function well. While growing, no less than 9 hours of sleep/24hrs is needed. After their linear growth has stopped, they can sometimes get by on 8. Some will need more based on sports participation or heavy study. Events like sleep walking and sleep talking are evidence they're sleep deprived. ...Read more
Son 16 year old when he lay down in bed to sleep at night have to get up to pee for 6-7 times in 15 min no other symptom and normal during day&night?
Varies ~7+/-hrs: While we typically think of elderly as needing less sleep, answer to your question really depends upon many factors. For instance, how old is old? Any underlying medical conditions and/or medications? Prior sleep disorders? Bottom line, quality of sleep is probably at least as important if not more so than quantity. And rather than ask/answer general question, ask individual if they got enough sle ...Read more
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How many hours of sleep should a 4 in a half year old get? She's in preschool for 3 hours. Should she still be taking a nap?
I'm a 19 year old female, i was wondering how many hours of sleep should I get or need my sleep is always interrupted by being woken up by people :(?
Probably 8 hr: During the growing years a teen needs 9 or more hours of sleep per 24 hrs. Growth spurts and physically demanding activities can add to the need.As growth and extra activities decline, most will find 8 hour enough. Failure to keep up with the sleep requirement can show up in a variety of ways. Poor academic performance in school, sleep walking, etc. ...Read more