How old do you think the average person is when they get the least amount of SLEEP? A new study found it's 40 years old.
A lot of us still have kids at home at that point, and we're really focused on work by then. So you've got a lot of balls in the air and not as much free time.
Kids and teens sleep the most. Then it drops off and bottoms out around 40. But here's some good news: The saying "I'll sleep when I'm dead" is overkill . . . you just have to wait until you're retired. We start getting more sleep again after age 60.
They found 21-year-olds stay up the latest. And in general, we don't start going to bed earlier until we've exited our "party years."
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