Make Time to Sleep

You make time for exercise, friends, video games and your favorite shows. But do you make time to sleep?

Along with a balanced diet and regular exercise, sleep is one of the pillars of a healthy lifestyle. Getting the sleep that your body needs will help you be your best self. To get good sleep, you need to set the right bedtime.

A consistent, nightly bedtime helps keep your body on schedule. You should go to bed early enough to get the sleep that your body needs each night.

How much sleep do you need?

Use this calculator to identify an appropriate bedtime. Simply select your age and choose your wake time to see the results. You also can use the slider to see how a change in your wake time affects your bedtime.

The Bedtime Calculator is based on the sleep duration recommendations of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for children and adults. To promote optimal health, the AASM recommends that teens get 8 to 10 hours of sleep on a regular basis. Adults should sleep 7 hours or more