We all know that getting a good night sleep is important, but not many of us make that eight hour plus between the sheets. What’s worse it affects our energy during the day, you may feel less productive and anxious.
To make matters even worse, there are stimulants like energy drinks, coffee, lights, electronic devices and even your alarm clock interfere with your natural sleep/wake cycle.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lack of sleep is a public health epidemic, noting that insufficient sleep has been linked to a wide variety of health problems.
After reviewing more than 300 studies to determine how many hours of sleep most people need to maintain their health, an expert panel concluded that, as a general rule, most adults need right around eight hours per night.
How much sleep you need varies across ages, health and lifestyles. Take this quiz to find out if you are getting enough sleep. Please share it with your friend as well.