Can a 14 year old sleep 7-8 hours per night?

I guess you're 15 now, but the answer is the same. No.Current wisdom says teens need 9.25 hours of sleep per night, 7 days a week. Regular sleep times and wake times are important. The tough part however, is that melatonin production in teens is delayed up to 3 hours, which means those ‘tired' feelings are delayed about two

How to wake up at 4 am and sleep around 8 pm

Look you have 15–20 days. And believe me that's totally enough to change the habit.You just have to start.Start anytime. Make a schedule. Arrange things with coordination. And without any thought go to sleep at 8 or 9pm. And put as many alarms as you can and try to wake up early. By early

How to get better sleep after age 50

I agree with Sea Jay's comments about sleep regularity and as an epileptic /narcoleptic sleep is very important to me. Indeed I am 55 so in the age range your are talking about.I have quite a rigid sleep cycle due to my

I can't sleep at night. How can I overcome this?

Here are some tips to get a good night sleep. 1 Avoid Caffeine, Alcohol, Nicotine, and Other Chemicals that Interfere with SleepCaffeinated products decrease a person's quality of sleep.As any coffee lover knows, caffeine is a stimulant that can keep you awake. So avoid caffeine

I can't wake up early in the morning no matter how much sleep I get. What can I do to change this?

I have to disagree with Atri Tripathi's advice and encourage you to not do a few of his suggestions.First, strenuous activity or exercise will actually stimulate you in a way that is similar to caffeine, making it harder for people to fall asleep and\or stay asleep.Second, two to three glasses of water would make most people wake

I like to study but it makes me feel sleepy. Why?

It means you realy dont like studying. dont just study make it intresting."if you realy want to achieve something you need to keep your goal in mind and work accordingly" in short Your sleep is ruling your Goal it means you dont have strong enough goal to rule your sleep. once you make your

If I have a sleepy feeling, can I continue studying?

The appropriate drink strong tea and coffee, but can not drink too much, can not rely on them. You can learn one hour or half an hour, then rest for ten minutes, do some stretching exercises, take a look at the video, listen to music, look at trees safflower, what

Is it healthy to wake up early even on nights when I go to sleep late?

No. Its not healthy. Sleep is very important.However. I goto bed late almost every night and wake up early enough to realize i hate myself for not going to bed early the night before.Its a never ending cycle that will catch up to you. I take a nap if i have to

My 3 year old son sleeps only 7-8 hours a day. Is it fine?

I always thought that she would just magically outgrow her sleep problems as a baby. Then she became a toddler and she still had problems, so I began thinking it was separation anxiety, etc.Now she is nearly 3.5 years old (and the size of a 5 year old) and she wakes up more than my 2

My husband sleeps until 2 pm in the afternoon unless I wake him up. He doesn't work, doesn't clean, and plays video games all day. Where do I start when it comes to motivating him?

The problem is that in terms of the dynamics of your relationship, you have become an enabler; you have fully absorbed this role (it happens bit by bit unbeknownst to the person absorbing) and you are now sold on it, to the point that you think

What is the best way to make sure you stay asleep after falling asleep?

For me, it's all about what you do before you get into bed. Your sleep routine is super important for making sure you stay asleep.If every night you get into bed looks different, try to establish a routine. Here are a few things to think about:Avoid caffeine about 5 hours before

What's your top tip for falling asleep?

Hello,We are in an environment where it's hard to fall asleep, the brain keeps racing and doesn't want to stop ruminating, and the time between getting into bed and falling asleep increases gradually. So there are not miracle tip that can help you fall

Why am I tired all day but can't sleep at night?

If you tell someone you can't sleep at night, or that you have insomnia, you're going to be getting a lot of advice. Unfortunately, much of that advice will be ‘sleep hygiene' advice that is not proven to actually help people with insomnia fall asleep. In fact, many clinical studies give the

Why can't I fall asleep quickly?

Have you got something on your mind? Maybe you're stressed?It's possible that your lack of sleep is down to a psychological issue. Psychological causes of tiredness are much more common than physical causes.Most psychological causes lead to poor sleep or insomnia, both of

Why do I feel asleep everytime I start studying?

Maybe you study at the times when the body needs rest.Or the simple fact that you are not motivated enough to study. You find it a big unavoidable chore, a drudgery that you have to go through.Ideally do not study between 3–5pm. Before

Why do I feel like eating something right before I go to sleep even though I'm not hungry?

This sounds like conditioning.Whenever you feel like eating EVEN THOUGH you recognize you are not hungry, you should take a look at the habits or conditioning involved. Often, eating is a social thing, and in certain situations we have conditioned ourselves to include food.

Why do I feel like the more I work out, the less sleep I need?

It's not that you need less sleep, but rather the fact that your body may be stressed (physically) is what may be making you wake up earlier. A secondary question to yours may be "What is the quality of your energy levels upon waking

Why do I feel super sleepy after squats and deadlifts?

So first , I would like to commend you. Because it seems that you have a nice program put together. Just going off of the information given in your question, I hope this helps. You said that you have been working out for 2 months now. Your workout consists of deadlifts/squats , mixed with push-ups ,

Why do I still need around 7-8 hours of sleep even when I'm 21-years-old?

Source: LifeI think they sleep more than you know.I grew up with a lot of people who bragged about how little sleep they got, how much they partied, and yet how incredible of grades they still got.  (These were the 4.0 students, the 33 on your ACT type of

Why is sleeping less better than sleeping too much?

Well, there are many twists to this answer. Some may argue that sleeping less prevents against forming the ghastly habit of laziness. Others may refute the claim by suggesting that time is an important limited factor to lose out on. Many more reasons are out there. But, barring these, ideally sleep should be neither less not more- just

Are most people sleep-deprived?

In this culture, I'd say a resounding

How to avoid feeling sleepy after having lunch

It is completely natural for humans to become tired during lunch time. This dip commonly occurs between the hours of 2:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m. Here are a few tips on making smarter food choices and incorporating energy-boosting habits into your daily routine!"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day" - they say this for

How does yoga asanas help to sleep?

Yoga relax your body, mind and soul together then it help you to sleep well.Yoga nidra (Sanskrit: योग निद्रा) or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and

I cannot sleep after exercise in the evening. What can I do to sleep after exercise? I tried magnesium, reducing workload but it didn't help.

Previously people thought that exercising late in the evening caused Insomnia (difficulty in falling/staying asleep). The exact term for that condition is Post Workout Insomnia.The scientific reasons given for the Post Workout Insomnia are:Exercise ramps up your heart rate and core body temperature.It increases Cortisol levels (stress hormone,

I feel so tired after work. Is there anything that can help me?

I wake up the same way everyday because I know I'll have to work through some form of inertia.The same applies after having worked for eight hours.Here is a way to scientifically prime your body to perform optimally after a long day at work and hit the reset button.Begin with 30

I have pain in my calf muscles of both legs when I wake up in the morning. What could be the reason and what's the cure?

"Pain" is a very general description.  If it is a cramping  kind of pain, you may not be hydrating enough. Try hydrating before bed. Drink something with electrolytes in it. Gatorade or something, especially if you're a smoker and/or beer drinker!  Caffeine hydrates you

I haven't slept in a few days what can I do?

These were the three things I had changed and/or adopted since I had issues with sleeping. Not only was I tired every day (the whole damn day), but I also had 0 drive. I had just started a new job at the time and well, the timing for insomnia could not have been worse. Although the initial

I sleep by 12.30 am and get up by 5 for my morning walk for an hour after the walk I sleep for 3 hours. Is it harmful?

here's what you have to ask yourself (as there is no scientific information on something so specific): does it affect you? do you feel you function well? when you change nothing apart from this part of your day, how does it affect you? 80% of the time, this is

If I can not get proper sleep, I mean bed time beyond 8-9 hrs, I don't feel good and active. is it okay to have such sleep issue or I should consult?

It's a blessing to you. You are having a good sleep,becoming good and active after that,oh! You are the luckiest leaving many millions in the world who cannot have it behind! It is not a matter to be regretted or it is anything fit for consultation.So,stop worrying about it and start living nicely with other

If I sleep for 6 hours a day, in three intervals of 2 hours, will it have the same effect as a continuous 6 hour sleep?

No. Did you know during an eight-hour sleep pattern the average adult only spends approximately 1.5 hours (or 20% of total sleep time) in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep?REM sleep is important because it is the restorative part of the sleep cycle.  Typically, you begin the sleep cycle

Is sleeping at 1am and then waking up at 10am sleep deprivation?

Going to sleep at 1 AM and waking up at 10 AM is normal for a teenager. For an adult this kind of day rhythm is called Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome. It can be quite troublesome if you want to have an ordinary job, and is actually recognized as a disability in some

Isn't it best for a teenager's growth to split his 8 hours of sleep a day into for example 2x4 hours because he gets tired twice and therefore gets more HGH since it's released during stage 3 of deep sleep which occurs most often when you're tired?

Well, the ordinary teenager goes to school from 6:00/8:00 AM to 4:00/6:00 PM. Also, some teens have a part-time job at the mall, for example, where they work around 2 hours a day. Correct me if I'm wrong, but with 4 hours of sleep before starting your day, I don't think you have the energy for another 8 hours

Why am I always sleepy and how can I avoid it?

There are a few reasons you are feeling tired without any reason. One of them is anemia, which is a lack of red blood cells and conversely, oxygen from the lungs is not properly brought to the tissues and cells. Anemia may be

Why can't I sleep after yoga?

I think I qualify to answer this questionWhile I personally sleep like a baby after yoga, I have heard several people complaining about insomnia or the fact that they just feel restless and it takes them a lot of time to

Why do I feel more tired when I sleep more?

I am seeing other writers have already explained the

Why do I feel sleepy after working out?

If you get sleepy after exercise in the morning or any other time of day, pay attention to what you eat after your workout.The body stores energy in the muscles and uses it all up when you exercise.You need to eat the right foods, so you can store some more to get you through the rest

Why do I get sleepy when I start reading?

Probably because of how, what, when, and where you are reading. Here are some suggestions:Reading position. Don't sit or relax somewhere that's too comfortable. Read at a table, desk, library carrel– somewhere you can keep both feet flat on the floor. Sit

Are there any scientific explanations why sleeping on my left side make my dreams more vivid yet scary, bad, nightmarish unlike when I sleep on my right side?

I don't know if there is a scientific explanation on why sleeping on your left side cause to have bad dreams. Dreams happen when we're on the other realms, and not part of our reality. Maybe the connection between the known and the unknown realms are more pronounced on your left brain hemisphere and

As a 15-year old who gets 6 hours of sleep, should I be getting more sleep?

As a general rule of thumb, those who think they have the DEC2 mutation usually do not have it. The reason for this is due to wishful thinking.That being said, until you go have your genome sequenced and empirically check for the mutation, it's

Can I stunt my growth by sleeping 7 hours a night instead of 8 or 9?

Yes, it is certainly possible that sleep deprivation during childhood and adolescence could contribute to a shorter adult height. However, there are a few things implied in your question that I find somewhat inaccurate, so let me first clarify...

Do you believe you sleep enough each night? Does everyone need the same amount of sleep?

I make sure I sleep the right amount each day.I try to sleep anywhere between 6–7 hours each night. Obviously there are those days when I have to stay up to study or be in the hospital late into the night after which I usually come back and crash for 2–3 hours.I think everyone is made different and we

Does working out before you go to bed improve the quality of your sleep?

I don't believe in working out, although, once a month I will feel a burst of energy (usually on full moon day) and then will run. Later, when I go to sleep and start dreaming, I will dream about running. When I awake the

How to be a morning person when I can't even get early to bed

Why do you want to be a morning person? Most people are average - neither a morning lark or a nigh owl. Some, however, have shorter circadian body clocks, so they wake up earlier as their cycle is less than 24 hr daily avg (morning larks). Other

How to break the habit of sleeping from 2am - 11pm? I am not a morning person and don't feel well in the mornings. I want to wake up earlier but I don't know how. What can I do

Start by going to bed earlier, (one or two hours earlier) and get up an hour earlier. Do this for several days until you feel comfortable getting up at an earlier time. Then, based on your new wake-up and sleep time, repeat the process. It may take a while, but eventually you'll be able to go to

How to get 3 year old to sleep in later on the weekend

Her internal clock is used to when she sleeps and wakes up. Try the clock method where you put a clock in her room with the times colored (this can be a cute diy project that you can do with her) 6:15 being red 7:15 being

How to reduce my sleeping hours from 12 hrs of sleep to 6-7 hrs of sleep

It is surprising that you sleep for 12 hours. I am sure one cannot get 12 hours of sound sleep. Half of this duration must be sound sleep duration and the other half accounting for partial sleep with dreams. And I think you must be

How to sleep well after 60

Most adults need 7 or 8 hours of sleep each night to feel rested and alert. This is especially true for people age 65 or older. As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. These changes can cause insomnia, or trouble sleeping.Common

How to wake up at 6 AM every day if I am sleeping at 12 AM

If you aren't getting to bed before 12am, then you are cutting sleep a bit fine to be up and awake at 6am. Short term, it's not a problem... but if you do it every day, you'll feel pretty tired unless you are one of those people that can get by on practically no sleep. Qaulity of sleep is

How can one get a good night's sleep if you're under a lot of stress at work?

It sounds stupid, but leave work at work. Bringing home your stress does no good.Sometimes, I can't leave work at work. This is how I cope with the stress.-Leave a notebook and pen in your bedside drawer. Any thoughts you have, or something you remembered you have to do, a good idea, etc. Write it down. Remind yourself,

How come even though I sleep 8 hours, I wake up tired?

There are three conditions that come to mind:A form Epilepsy called Narcolepsy which has two different displays: the first suddenly falling asleep and having difficulty waking up (and that also shows in sleep walkers/wanderers). The second form is actually taking convulsive seisures in your sleep.If this is a regular occurrence then if you

How do fall asleep fast?

This breathing exercise will help lull you to sleep for free:Breathe in through your nose for four seconds.Hold your breath for seven seconds.Slowly breathe out through your mouth for eight seconds.Repeat this process until you fall asleep.TIP: Keep in sync with your body's natural sleep-wake

How to wake up at 4 am and sleep around 8 pm

Look you have 15–20 days. And believe me that's totally enough to change the habit.You just have to start.Start anytime. Make a schedule. Arrange things with coordination. And without any thought go to sleep at 8 or 9pm. And put as many alarms as you can

How to get better sleep after age 50

I agree with Sea Jay's comments about sleep regularity and as an epileptic /narcoleptic sleep is very important to me. Indeed I am 55 so in the age range your are talking about.I have quite a rigid sleep cycle due to

How important is going to sleep and getting up at the same time?

That's personal. Especially with exams in mind. Below I share a personal story - about my love for finance and lack of care for sleep.I often booked an (expensive) hotel room the night before any uni exam as I never really studied before. I would walk in at

How many hours should an adult sleep in a 24hrs?

I will give an answer based in reality, not in myth and say-so.It varies by person and even that can vary daily depending on stress levels and any number of other factors. I my case, some nights I require no sleep at all, other nights I might need as

How much sleep do you get a night? How much sleep do you need?

who the fuck are scientists or elders to decide how many hours we should sleep? Anyway, when our brain produces more ‘ADENOSINE' receptors, the chemical adenosine starts binding to those receptors and we'll start feeling drowsy. If we consume any caffeinated drinks like tea, coffee, chikori/subject ourselves to any stimulants like cigarettes

How much sleep do you require a night?

So now we know how much sleep we need. The National Sleep Foundation in the US has had 18 experts sifting through 320 research articles to deliver an updated version of its

How much sleep does the human body need?

Recent research in the United States has shown that it depends on the person's age.Lack of regular lifestyle, consumption of alcohol, coffee and energy drink is something that can affect your daily routine.Located in Virginia, Virginia, the Charity National Sleep Foundation of Arlington says that the lifestyle of

How much sleep should a young adult get to be healthy?

6–8 hours is touted to be idealHowever each being's need is different for the sleepSome take power naps and do well and a not very long night sleepSome need 10–12 hours and sleep late and wake up late when doableBusy students, vacationers, sleep little or in scattered pockets as requiredGo with what fits your schedule , and bodily need

How often do we need to sleep in order to keep up with average healthy human habits and not go into sleep debt?

The quality of your sleep directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life, including your productivity, emotional balance, brain and heart health, immune system, creativity, vitality, and even your weight. No other activity delivers so many benefits with so little

I always wake up after getting five hours of sleep. What's a way for me to get eight hours without an OTC sleep aid?

You always wake up after 5 hours of sleep. Reason can be you have formed a habit of 5 hours sleep or 5 hours is adequate for you. Not everybody needs 8 hours. It is just an average.So you should do an analysis to yourself. Are you fully awake when

I am 13 years old and I sleep 5 hours only. Is it ok?

You need more sleep than this if you are to develop physically, mentally and psychologically. It can even stunt your growth. Adequate sleep is absolutely vital.A very common sleep problem with young people is dependence on electronics. To achieve what is

I am 20 years old, how much minimum hours of sleep is sufficient for me?

People often think that sleeping less is a desirable thing, and that they will get more done if they sleep less. Nothing could be further from the truth. The human brain has not changed much, and we stIll need about a third of our time in sleep.

I am 21 year old male and am always feeling hungry and sleepy. Why?

Sounds pretty normal for a guy in your twenties...  fluctuating and generally high testosterone levels, directly affect your sleep cycles and nutritional requirements - I would do some reading about what's needed in your diet to ensure good health and make sure you're getting the right kind of nutrition so that if you are eating a lot;

I am 22 years old. How many hours should I sleep?

I think the reason you might be asking this question is, probably, that 22 is a young age where you/everyone is energetic and enthusiastic and so less sleep may be sufficient. Whatever the reason might be, the answer is still the same. You

I am a 27 year old and I sleep for 12-18 hours a day. What can I do about it?

1.Poor sleeping patternsSometimes you are sleeping for 5 hrs and sometimes its 11 hrs/Sometimes you are going to bed at 11PM and sometimes its 3AM in morningYou may never realized but your body and mind required time to adjust as per your routine.2.Say No to caffeine(tea,coffee,cola) before sleepCaffeine, with its stimulant effects, is disruptive

I am a night owl. But unfortunately, my 3 kids and full-time job require that I wake up no later than 6am. How can I motivate myself to get up early enough to not have rush to get ready in the mornings?

Being a night owl is a choice you are making for whatever reason. It may be that the night is your time, when you are not responsible to others or interrupted by many things. But that impinges on the time you are responsible to others.What to do? Find the

I am not able to wake up in the morning. I tried many ways and I'm still not able to get up from my sleep. No one helps me in this. What should I do?

You must sleep atleast 7 hours a day. Long term memory consolidation happens during sleep.(Very important for your IAS preparation).In order to wake up early in the morning, go to sleep early for a few days.So if you want to get up

I am not getting sleeping becaus e of my goal? What should I do?

It may either be because you are too excited thinking about your goals or too anxious thinking how to fulfill those goals or worry about possible consequences all these hinder your sleep if it's not any of the above reason then next time

I can stay awake till late at night. I can't wake up early, even if I go to bed earlier. If I wake up early, I feel like sleeping for some more time. Is this ok? What can I do to change this?

I remember being like this when I was younger. I could always stay up late, but I couldn't wake up early, no matter what. For years, my New Year's resolution was to wake up earlier.Over time, I achieved my resolution

I can't sleep until at least 12:30 a.m., but then I have to get up for school at 6:30 a.m., and it leaves me really tired and makes it really hard for me to concentrate at school. What can I do?

This is a killer. Trust me, I have been in your shoes. Takes a lot of hard work to fight this battle with sleeplessness and win. Specially when one's a school going kid.I don't know what are the scientific ways to win this

I can't wake up early in the morning no matter how much sleep I get. What can I do to change this?

I have to disagree with Atri Tripathi's advice and encourage you to not do a few of his suggestions.First, strenuous activity or exercise will actually stimulate you in a way that is similar to caffeine, making it harder for people to fall

I currently wake up Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5:00 A.M. I find myself too tired to wake up early on Tuesdays and Thursdays. How would I go about training my body to wake up during those days?

I have recently experimented with low cal intake by being a part of a clinical trial for low calorie dieting.I have found that when I'm on that, I definitely have a lot more energy.You might want to experiment for yourself

I don't enjoy the act of sleeping anymore. How can I change that?

The answer to this question has to do with three things: the perceived benefits of sleeping, dreaming, and daily experience.Perceived Benefit: I am guessing you don't enjoy sleeping because you don't see the benefit. This is key - sleeping is

I don't want to sleep at night, why?

People with DSPD can be called "night owls". They feel most alert and say they function best and are most creative in the evening and at night. People with DSPD cannot simply force themselves to sleep early. They may toss and turn for hours in bed, and sometimes not sleep at all,

I feel sleepy after every 4 hours and that affects my productivity in office. What should I do? I sleep 7 hours in night.

Try standing to work. Some years ago, I got myself a sit/stand workstation. It raises and lowers the whole work surface, so monitors, keyboard, mouse, etc.   I quickly found that I was more alert and focused, especially after lunch, which formerly was a time to feel snoozy and foggy. After using the

I feel sleepy the whole day even though I eat healthy, sleep 8 hours a day, and exercise regularly. Why is that?

Is it a pattern right from your childhood? Was it that you slept less in earlier part of your life? I ask this because my experience in this direction has been that like the law of conservation of energy, your sleep would

I feel tired and sleepy and a lack of motivation for work. I am also feeling sick and tired of life. Is this a sign of depression?

It may be a sign of depression, but don't just label it as depression and act all blah because of it. Use your depression as an indicator that you need change in your life - - Start waking up early, find things that motivate

I have school tomorrow but I can't go to sleep, what do I do?

Take melatonin. It's a natural chemical found in your brain (your brain produces melatonin in small amounts to go to sleep but you may feel stressed, (too much to go to sleep). But you can pretty much buy this at any local

I keep waking up at 4 a.m. How can I sleep longer?

Segmented sleep may well be the norm for the human body. You didn't say what time you go to sleep, but if you're sleeping 4 or 5 hours, then after waking up just read quietly and relax, and you should be

I'm always tired and never have enough energy and always sleeping. What's going on with me and what can I do to have energy?

There are 4 main causes to tiredness.Health related, lifestyle choices, diet choices and your own mental state.Health reasonsThere are some medical reasons relating to tiredness, I would recommend reading up on it in the worst case scenario if it doesn't get

I sleep 9-10 hours everyday. How can I reduce my sleeping hours?

1. Get adequate nighttime sleep.That may sound obvious, but many of us succumb to shaving an hour or two off our sleep time in the morning or at night to do other things. Most adults need seven to nine hours a

I sleep too much, what are ways to get more energy so to sleep less?

You have two issues which you are mixing up. The first one is of the energy being less and the second one is that you sleep a lot. For the first issue of the energy you need to make sure that you

I study from 6:00 to 1:30 then go back home and sleep for 6 hours, is it okay to go the next day without sleeping and take that as a routine?

There are two main essential functions of sleep. One is to keep your brain functioning at its optimum, while the other is to rest and rejuvenate all other organs in your body. You can tell when your brain is sleep deprived by your short-term

I think I may be sleep walking. How can I stop doing it?

There are several causes for sleep walking, including:Genetics: Like most disorders, they can run in the family.Environmental factors: An inconsistent sleeping schedule, as well as stress and alcohol, can increase the likelihood of sleep walking.Associated medical conditions: Many disorders can make you more prone to sleep walking, including asthma, fever, sleep apnea, reflux, and psychiatric disorders such as panic

I used to be able to wake up at 5am each morning and do work and exercise and loved it. Now I can't wake up earlier than 7am without getting extremely tired throughout the whole day. Is there a way I can go back?

Of course there is! When me and my brother were young we always got up super early and burned tons of energy! Now as a teenager I have started waking up much later and like you I wanted to wake up earlier and

I've been trying to fall asleep for hours, what can I do?

I feel you. I also experienced that I can't sleep so many times this past few weeks. My eyes and body was weak and tired but my brain is so active and so many thoughts coming in my mind.I did try so many things

I've noticed that whenever I set an alarm to wake up after 2-3 hours at night and instead wake up after 4-6. I realise my alarm is off after waking up later, I do not remember turning off the alarm, why does this happen to me?

First- why are you needing to get up in 2 hours? Next your answer. You want to get up but didn't have to. If you have to go to work you get up. You turn your alarm off while mostly asleep. When my daughter try's to wake me I don't budge.

I wake up at noon. How do I wake up at 8am every day?

If this is a serious issue you've not been able to overcome, you might be suffering from Delayed sleep phase disorder: "Delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS) is marked by: (1) sleep-onset and waketimes that are intractably later than desired, (2) actual sleep-onset times at nearlythe same daily clock hour, (3) little or no

I want to wake up at 7 AM but keep waking up at 4 AM. How can I change this?

I've heard that pulling an all-nighter (EDIT: and not eating that whole time) and eating breakfast when you originally planned actually helps reorient stray sleeping schedules.Of course, you might wonder why anyone would do this. Well, first of all, you only do this once; you wouldn't want to do it all the time, obviously.Secondly, studies have shown that this

If I have trouble sleeping every night, is it possible I just need less sleep?

I won't say it's impossible, but those two things don't exactly correlate. The only way to tell how much sleep you need is to pay attention to how many hours you sleep each night and notice how rested you are after each sleep. The trouble falling asleep is most likely an

If I only get 3 hours of sleep for one night, will that effect my muscle growth at all?

If you are deprived of sleep, the balance of cotisol is affected. This leads to impaired immune system, increased appetite and weight gain. It also contributes to potential for diabetes. Its hard to immagine how an exercise program would not suffer under these conditions.If it only happens once it would be impossible to measure the effect. If it

If I wake up at 03:00 (that's 3 a.m.), feeling hungry, what food should I eat before I go back to sleep?

Nothing, don't take anything, even water, if you are going back to sleep.If you eat anything at 3 AM and going back to sleep, it might impact your digestion as well.I would suggest you to shift your sleep cycles by an hour or so, so that

If you are always sleepy, do you take a nap to help? How do you make sure that you getting enough rest?

Children between ages 0–3 suppose to get 14hrs sleep. As you age after that number it decreases. Adults need 6–8hrs any more or less will throw things off in your system. Less than 6 hrs a day will give you hyper tension and

I'm having trouble falling asleep. What should I do?

You should be full of mind noise and daily problems, worries. You need to first eliminate them because you are not concentrating on the task, falling asleep. My best method is to listen to my favorite music tracks with earplugs and do it for maybe an hour or more. It is

Is 3 hours of sleep enough?

I've always needed a lot of sleep. A week before doing this experiment I tried buying myself more time by sleeping just six hours per night.It wasn't sustainable. In fact, I was so groggy and sleep deprived it had the unintended result

Is 4-5 hours of sleep enough for a 14-year old high school freshman?

I don't think I ever got enough sleep in high school. I'm in college now, and I really make an effort to get at least 7 hours per night because I've come to understand just how important it is.A few things:-In high school, I was a varsity athlete, but I always felt weak, and reached a

Is 5 hours of sleep enough for a 15-year-old boy?

Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. Skipping sleep can be harmful - even deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel. You can look bad, you may feel moody, and you perform poorly. Sleepiness can make it hard to

Is 6 hours of sleep healthier than 7-8 hours?

The recent research says no. They say that 7–8 hours is better than 6 or 9 hours. Go figure!

Is it normal to have a hard time falling asleep within 3 hours after an intense workout?

The answer is ‘Yes'...What?Let's see what happens when a physical activity/intense workout takes place...*Lot of enzymes such as dopamine gets released...The reason for pointing Dopamine-It is an enzyme that is in some way a favourite of Brain.*Body temperature rises and many systems in your body gets activated such as perspiration(Sweating to keep the body