How much sleep do you need? Our sleep infographic
Sleep is very important for our health and physical well-being at any age. We spend almost a third of our life sleeping. In fact, sleep allows us to recharge our energies, to nourish the mind and to fortify practically every system of the body.
But how much sleep do we really need to get these benefits?
The guidelines advise adults to sleep between 7 and 9 hours a night. People over 65 should also get 7 to 8 hours a night. Babies, toddlers, and teenagers need even more sleep to allow for their growth and development.
Of course, the quality of sleep is also essential. Signs of poor sleep quality include not feeling rested even after getting enough sleep. Therefore, knowing the general advice on how much sleep is needed is the first step to restful sleep. Therefore it is important to understand your individual needs based on factors such as activity level and general health. And finally, of course, you need to apply all the rules to improve your sleep so that you can actually sleep through the night in the recommended times. Only in this way can you get a good sleep in quantity and quality.
Below is a helpful and easy-to-understand sleep infographic that provides an easy-to-understand overview of essential information to know about our sleep.
Sonnocare is a sleep medicine center specialized in the treatment of sleep disorders. The center carries out activities and tests for the diagnosis and definition of the therapeutic process of the main sleep pathologies. If you need to book an exam, write to us or call our office directly on the number +39 081 3779573.