Sleep Duration and Its Health Impacts: The Infographic

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Have you ever wondered how much sleep you should get, and how those sleep requirements change as you get older? Further, have you ever wondered what impact getting too little sleep has on your health?

If so, we’ve got you covered. This infographic shows the recommended amount of sleep by age and discusses the impact of getting less sleep in terms of falling asleep at random during the day, drowsy driving, and the effect on weight gain.

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Emily Alexander
Emily Alexander

Emily Melynn Alexander was born on the east coast of the USA but has called Colorado home since 2000. She has a degree in English and Political Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She enjoys sleeping in locations all around the world.

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