Getting Your ZZZs. CommonHealth’s Guide to Healthy Sleep. How many hours of sleep do you get per night on average?. 5 6 7 8 9 hours? 1/3 of our lives are spent asleep. Losing sleep. Today Under 7. 1910 9 hours. Kids need sleep too. A minimum of 10 hours for most age groups.
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5 6 7 8 9
1/3 of our lives are spent asleep
A minimum of 10 hours for most age groups
Kids can display sleepiness as hyperactivity
because we have to
Just one week of insufficient sleep alters the activity of our genes, which control our response to stress, immunity, inflammation and overall health.
Is a poor night’s sleep to blame?
Sleep helps maintain a healthy balance of the hormones that make you feel hungry (ghrelin) or full (leptin).
What you can do to get a
good night’s sleep
If after 30 minutes you can not fall asleep or go back to sleep after waking:
Try to reset your body’s signals for sleep by :
Do you snore and also wake feeling un-rested?
Visit the TLC CommonHealth website at
for more great sleep resources