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Doctor insights on: Should I Be Worried If I Need It Least 12 Hours Of Sleep To Function Well

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Should I be worried if I need it least 12 hours of sleep to function well?

Should I be worried if I need it least 12 hours of sleep to function well?

Prevention: Not being able to sleep may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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What number of hours of sleep do you need to be well rested?

What number of hours of sleep do you need to be well rested?

It depends: We generally recommend for patients to aim for seven to eight hours of sleep a night and to evaluate how they feel. Sleep needs also vary between individuals, largely due to cultural and genetic differences. Some recent studies seem to suggest that 7 hours may be the optimal amount of time for sleep, but again this can vary. ...Read more

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If i'm going to get 5-6 hours of sleep each night, what is the best way to make the most of that and ensure that i feel as well-rested as i can?

If i'm going to get 5-6 hours of sleep each night, what is the best way to make the most of that and ensure that i feel as well-rested as i can?

By getting the best: Quality of sleep possible. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on. ...Read more

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How to get a good 8 hours of sleep?

How to get a good 8 hours of sleep?

Use good sleep: hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress & pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least. ...Read more

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Could it be good to get 6 hours or 7 hours of sleep?

Could it be good to get 6 hours or 7 hours of sleep?

Yes: 6-7 hours of sleep per night as a non growing adult is adequate for optimum health. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have at least 4 hours of sleep everyday?

Not usually: Average of sleep we need as an adult is about 7-8 hours. There is a small portion of population who sleep much less, wake up refreshed and stay concentrated and functional during the day. They are called "short sleeper". All of studies reveals that people out of normal range of above mentioned average of sleep should expect shorter life expectancy. ...Read more

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How many hours of sleep per week do you need to function?

How many hours of sleep per week do you need to function?

Not week, night: Most adults do best with 7 - 7 1/2 hours of sleep per night. You can cut it a bit short and make up for it on weekends, but that's not near as good as that solid 7 every night. ...Read more

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Is it bad for me to sleep late even if I get at least around 7 hours of sleep daily?

Healthy sleep patern: The best sleep is at night as light, noise and temperature all have an impact on quality of sleep, studies now show importance of quality sleep for memory, attention span and overall ability to function while awake as well as body weight. ...Read more

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How many hours of sleep a night is needed in order for your memory to function properly?

How many hours of sleep a night is needed in order for your memory to function properly?

Average sleep: It depends on person age, the younger you are you ned more sleep. As an adult average is considered at 7-8 hours, but some need more or less even. ...Read more