In today’s “git ‘er done” society with non-stop connectivity, getting enough sleep can be more challenging than ever. In addition to making us feel groggy and foggy, sleep deprivation can cause us to have accidents, impair our memory, and may lead to longer-term chronic concerns such as obesity and heart disease.*
Getting enough sleep starts in infancy, so it’s important to be aware of the amount of sleep you should get, no matter how young you are. So how much do you know? Take this quiz and let’s see:
This chart gives guidelines for the amount of sleep we should get depending on our age:
The key to a healthy lifestyle starts with getting enough sleep and having excellent healthcare. When non-emergency illnesses such as springtime allergies get the best of you, Teladoc is here 24/7 wherever you are to diagnose and recommend treatments for a wide variety of conditions. Download the app, and help from a U.S. board-certified doctor is only a tap away. Sleep well!
*National Sleep Foundation
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