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Healthy Sleep According to Age

Everyone needs time to sleep different.  The duration of sleep you need depends on their age.  Therefore, not surprisingly, that babies sleep more than adults.

Want to know more about the sleep needs of infants and adults and their benefits, the following explanation,

Age 0-2 months
Infants who reach the age of two months, it generally takes 12 to 18 hours of sleep each day.
Age 3-11 months
At this age, babies need time to sleep 14 hours to 15 hours each day, including naps.  The days were very important to their lives.  Adequate sleep will make the body and the baby's brain develop well and normal.

Age 3-5 years
At the age children enter school before this, they need time to break sleep 11 hours to 13 hours, including naps.  This is very important.  Because, according to the study of children aged under five years of a lack of sleep, will affect the status of obesity in the future.

Age 5-10 years
School-age children will take time to sleep 10 hours to 11 hours.  According to research, children who do not have adequate rest periods, can cause them to become hyperactive, not the concentration of study, and have behavioral problems at school.  Research has shown.
Age 10-17
By the teens through adolescence, they need to sleep daily between 8 hours and 9 hours.  Studies show that teenagers who sleep less, are more susceptible to depression, not focused, have bad grades, even car accidents.
Adults need time to sleep 7 hours to 9 hours each day.  The doctors recommend for those who want to live healthy to apply these rules in life.

According to studies, people suffering from lack of sleep 1-2 hours every day or irregular sleep will increase heart rate, blood pressure, and inflammation in the body and increase the appetite so the risk of obesity.

Source: The National Sleep Foundation
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