Finally we have some answers!
The National Sleep Foundation conducted a study on different age groups to try and figure out how much sleep people really need to be getting every night.
And it turns out the answer is different for all of us!
So, a panel of six sleep experts was set up, along with reviews from 12 medical experts from organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Geriatrics Society, the American Psychiatric Association and the Society for Research in Human Development.
The study used healthy people from other studies documented in 312 articles 2004 to 2014. Here's what all of those findings revealed:
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