Getting a sufficient amount of rest can help ensure your health and well-being.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 65 and older should be sleeping 7 to 8 hours every night, whereas younger adults – aged 26 to 64 – should strive for 7 to 9. Any longer than that, however, may be detrimental to overall health. A study led by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine found that adults who slept longer than 9 hours every night, consistently, were more likely to develop all-cause dementia and clinical Alzheimer’s disease.
Another study, published in the …read more