Falling Asleep Too Fast Can Mean You're Sleep Deprived?

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June 21, 2012, 6:26 PM

June 28, 2012— -- Falling asleep in less than 5 minutes may indicate that a person could be suffering from a sleep disorder, according to the FDA. It is normal to take anywhere between 10 to 20 minutes to fall asleep at night. While we know that most adults need at least eight hours of sleep each night, not everyone is able to get the necessary amount of rest.

While there are many reasons for lacking sleep, it is important to understand the different types of sleep disorders:

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118563.htm

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