The best sleep time in China

By | June 13, 2013

There is no major difference in term of sleep time in China and in other places. Based on the traditional Chinese medicine theory and modern science, here are the recommendations:

When to sleep?

Recommended sleep schedule is:

Summer: Go to bed from 22:00 to 23:00 and get up from 6:00 to 7:00;

Winter: Go to bed from 21:30 – 22:30 and get up from 6:30 – 7:30.

At noon, the body strength will be in a decline phase, taking a nap helps to restore energy and is good for physical health. In addition, the dinner should be completed in two hours before going to sleep.

How long we shall sleep?

Sleep time varies from different ages, recommendations are as follows:

Newborn baby: 20 hours

Baby: 14-15 hours

Preschoolers :12 hours

Primary school students: 10 hours

Middle school students: 9 hours

College students: 8 hours

Adult: 8 hours

Elders: 6-7 hours

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