Experts weigh in on the right amount of sleep

October 6, 2017 0Healt

Sleep may be the key to better mental health according to a recent study from South Korea. (Shutterstock/-)

Research has found that we can train our bodies to require less sleep — the only catch is that this will not work for everyone.

“There are more people who would like to need less sleep than who actually need less sleep,” stated Dr. Daniel Buysse, professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and a past president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, as quoted by Time.

Physical activity and age are important factors in determining how much rest one needs, but most fit adults receive between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. However, one third of Americans get less than seven…

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