7th December 2019

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How Much Is Too Much Sleep?

Too much is defined as greater than nine hours. The most common cause is not getting enough sleep the night before, or cumulatively during the week. This is followed by sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, idiopathic hypersomnolence, as well as depression. Get enough sleep, seven to nine hours a night.

How many hours of sleep are you supposed to have?

Teenagers need about 8.5-9.5 hours on average. Most adults need 7 to 9 hours a night for the best amount of sleep, although some people may need as few as 6 hours or as many as 10 hours of sleep each day. Women in the first 3 months of pregnancy often need several more hours of sleep than usual.