22 Facts About Sleep That Will Surprise You

We spend about one-third of our time on Planet Earth asleep. That’s about 16 hours a night as infants, 9 hours as teens and 7 to 8 hours as adults. Until 25 years ago, scientists knew little about this nighttime habit of ours. Below, experts in our Sleep Disorders Center share curious and fantastic facts … Read More

Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?

How much sleep does a teenager need? Experts say, on average, adolescents between age 12 and 18 need close to nine hours of sleep each day. However, they rarely get this much. But how do you know if your teen is truly sleep-deprived and not simply sleepy or tired? Pay attention On average, adolescents between … Read More