We all know that a healthy human being needs a certain amount of food and water each day to remain healthy. We also know that to stay healthy, we need a certain amount sleep each night. But, how much sleep does a person need? The answer may surprise you.
One would think by now, here in the 21st century, that doctors and scientists would have nailed that answer down. The truth, however, is we simply do not know, for sure, exactly how much sleep any one person needs. The reason for this is because every person is different, and has different sleep requirements. There are, however, some recommendations we can use as guidelines, and the variable in these ranges is age. How old a person is determines a lot as to how much sleep he or she needs. Read More