POPSUGAR Fitness Sleep How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Need? by Fitness 4/06/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest Not everyone needs eight hours of sleep a night. Some can function on less, and some have to have more. If I get less than seven hours of sleep, I'm way too cranky for anyone's good. So tell me . . . Source Read More Sleep NeedsSleepPoll Sleep How to Reset Your Habits For Your Best Sleep Ever 32 Gift Ideas For Girls Who Love Their Sleep The 5 Worst Types of Foods to Eat Late at Night Can't Kick Your Sinus Infection? This Can Help POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get Results With Our Fitness Newsletter Personalize Weight Loss Running Yoga Working Out Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. keiraz 7 years I am a night person and so I usually am very tired at work(tho I focus well) gemsera 7 years I need 7-8 hours but I rarely get that. I suffer from restless leg syndrome, and can rarely get to bed before midnight, and im always up at 6am even on weekends. I wish I could sleep til midday like I used to! Allytta 7 years depends, i usually sleep in cycles, if i go to uni 6-7 hours is enough, but then i will have 9 hours on weekends. on holidays i sleep 7 hours one day, 8 the next, 7 hours, then 9... ;) and so on. cereal_please 7 years I can function on 6-7 hours, but can't keep it up for a long time.. but i could use anywhere from 8-10 hours of sleep a day. graylen 7 years I wish I could function with only 6 hours! I need 8-9, the closer to 9 the better. AVA-MARiE 7 years I can function on 4-6, but 7 is pretty average for me and I feel nice and rested. I could not sleep any longer, my body just will not let it happen even if I plan to do so for a change on the weekends. SmallTownFab 7 years i can function on 4-6, but it's not overly pretty. ideally 7 is great for me. rpenner 7 years I need at least 7 to function rpenner 7 years I need at least 7 to function courtneyh 7 years 8 is great! courtneyh 7 years 8 is great! hottpink 7 years 8 to 9 hours is ideal. Most of the time I usually get around 7 1/2. facin8me 7 years I tend to get 8 hours of sleep during the week, but 9-10 on the weekends. emilie11 7 years I always aim for 8 but that's not always practical. Dana18 7 years 7-8 hours is good for me. Dana18 7 years 7-8 hours is good for me. Martini-Rossi 7 years I NEED about 9 to be in a happy mood, I RARELY get 9 hours of sleep these days. LadyP 7 years I become cranky with either too little or too much sleep. I need about 8 hours to function properly. fashionista119 7 years I'm at my best when I get at least 7, but I average closer to 5 or 6. LeLeBabii5 7 years if i go to sleep and dont set my alarm literally i will sleep undisturbed for anywhere between 12-14 hours... GROSS but anything less and i feel like hell on wheels Renees3 7 years I'm a good sleeper. I need at least 8 usually! Kazagirl 7 years I can function with 6 but I would prefer 7-8. jjlyn 7 years i'm a complete sleep whore...i need 9-10 or i cannot function! intensebandgeek 7 years I can function on 4-5 hours of sleep...but ideally, I like to have more than 10 to feel completely re-energized. Especially when I've gone without very little sleep throughout the week. emalove 7 years I don't function well at all if I get under 8 hours. I would prefer to get more than that too! Sometimes I think I have chronic fatigue syndrome.