Does good sleep or early rising make a difference?

Does good sleep or early rising make a difference? 1

We all know how important getting a good nights sleep is. It can make a big difference in your day. This article covers what recommended betimes are for all of us, based on age. I feel this would vary depending on what time you would need to be up.

What time should you be going to bed from verywellhealth.com

Recommendations by Age

The National Sleep Foundation recommends the following:

  • Newborns (0 to 3 months): Should average 14 to 17 hours of sleep a day, including naps.
  • Infants (4 to 11 months): Should average 12 to 15 hours of sleep per day, including naps.
  • Toddlers (12 to 35 months): Should average 11 to 14 hours, including naps.
  • Preschoolers (3 to 5 years): Should average 10 to 13 hours per day.
  • School-age children (6 to 13 years): Should average nine to 11 hours per day.
  • Teenagers (14 to 17 years): Should average eight to 10 hours per day.
  • Younger adults (18 to 25 years old): Should average seven to nine hours per day.
  • Adults (26 to 64): Should average seven to nine hours per day.
  • Older adults (age 65 and over): Should average seven to nine hours per day.

Despite age and sleep need, having a consistent wake time, even on the weekends, is important.

click here to read thethirty.com’s article about waking up early

In the article above, the writer explains they tried to get up every morning at 5 a.m. for 30 days and offers tips for success.

1: Set a Wind-Down Routine

2. Prioritize quality sleep

3: Step Outside

The benefits:

1: Productivity

2: Mental Health

3: Physical Health

Can’t sleep? read this article from NIH with 10 tips to beat insomnia.

NHS article with Tips to Beat Insomnia

Ms. Jenn Landers | Patient Advocate Alliance LLC Edited by Dr. Justin Groode

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