How Long Should It Actually Take To Fall Asleep? We Asked An Expert

How Long Should It Actually Take To Fall Asleep? We Asked An Expert

This article originally appeared in MindBodyGreen.

While some people can easily fall asleep as soon as their head hits the pillow, others aren't so lucky. It can be exhausting (literally and figuratively) to lie awake at night.This got us wondering, is there an average time it takes most people to fall asleep? To find out, we asked neuroscientist and author of Biohack Your Brain Kristen Willeumier, Ph.D.

How long it takes most people to fall asleep.

It can be hard to know how long it typically takes you to fall asleep personally because of course, you can't check the time once you're snoozing. Nevertheless, you probably have an estimate in mind, whether it's 10 minutes or half an hour.

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