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How long is it supposed to it take for the average person to fall into a deep sleep?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Normals

Typically stage n3/delta sleep between 30-60 minutes.
Rem sleep (stage n5) is about 90-120 minutes. If you haven't slept in a while these numbers are shorter. This is for adults, kids go into deeper sleep faster and spend more time there as well.

In brief: Normals

Typically stage n3/delta sleep between 30-60 minutes.
Rem sleep (stage n5) is about 90-120 minutes. If you haven't slept in a while these numbers are shorter. This is for adults, kids go into deeper sleep faster and spend more time there as well.
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