The world is evolving and we cannot deny that. However, this evolution has directly or indirectly affected sleeping hours as it is on the decline. Especially with the current hustle and bustle, traffic situations, social media trends and all that keeps the brain and body busy.
We must also be aware that for different categories of humans, sleep hours differ;
Infants require about 14-15 hours a day, while teenagers need about 8.5-9.5 hours on the average and most adults can make do with 7 to 9 hours a night for the best amount of sleep, although some people may need as few as 6 hours or as many as 10 hours of sleep each day.
Women in the first 3 months of pregnancy often need several more hours of sleep than usual. However, experts say that if you feel drowsy during the day, even during boring activities, you haven’t had enough sleep.
The effects of not getting enough sleep, depending on the above mentioned categories are;
1) Memory problems
3) A weakening of your immune system, increasing your chance of becoming sick
4) Increase in perception of pain
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