Poor Sleep In Teens

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  • http://www.sleepdisordersguide.com/blog/insomnia/serious-consequences-of-sleep-loss/

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  • 1. By: Aaron Scott http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com %2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dpoor%2Bsleep%26b%3D22%26ni%3D21%26ei%3DUTF- 8%26xargs%3D0%26pstart%3D1%26fr%3Dyfp-t- 701&w=460&h=365&imgurl=www.tcmadvisory.com%2FUploadFiles%2F2008822145827485.jp g&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tcmadvisory.com%2FActivities%2Fshow.asp%3Fid%3D10207 &size=37k&name=2008822145827485...&p=poor+sleep&oid=bd117a38a7439f64&fr2=&no=27&tt=24924&b=22&ni=21&sigr=11n5r1k4d&sigi=11kr1bes8&sigb=13beqfd2n
  • 2.
    • Sleep in vital to your well being
    • Biological sleep patterns shit toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence
    • Irregular sleep patterns across the week
    • Suffer from treatable sleep disorders
    • Narcolepsy
    • Insomnia
    • restless legs syndrome
    • sleep apnea
    • Drowsiness and falling asleep at the wheel cause more than 100,000 car crashes every year
        • 1,500 are killed
        • 71,000 are injured
  • 3.
    • Skipping sleep can be harmful even deadly
    • Sleep in food for the brain
    • During Sleep important functions and brain activity occur
    • Teens need about 9 ¼ hours of sleep each night to function best
    • Approximately only 15% get at least 8 ½ hours on school nights
  • 4.
    • Stress
    • To much caffeine
    • Nicotine
    • Noise
    • Bright lights while trying to sleep
    • Uncomfortable room temperature
    • Tv’s and computers in room
  • 5.
    • Automobile Accidents (exhaustion is leading)
    • Illness such as colds and flu
    • Mental illnesses
    • Hormones and metabolism
    • Boosts appetite and may encourage weight gain
    • Daytime Performance
  • 6.
    • Sleep loss could be linked to overloaded teenage schedules
      • Multiple classes
      • Extra-curricular activities
      • Working after school
      • Family and friend obligations
    • Cramming a 25 hour day into only 24
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  • 7.
    • Turn off TV at night
    • Limit after school activities
    • Don't think too hard right before bed time.
    • Play music if you want, but not too loud.
    • Turn off the cell phone. 
    • Keep track of time.
  • 8.
    • Maintain regular sleep time and wakeup time including holidays and
    • weekend .
    • Take hot bath before bed
    • Drink warm milk
    • Exercise 3 to 4 hours before bed
    • Avoid sleeping pills as you will be addicted to them
    • Avoid daytime naps as they may interrupt night sleep
  • 9.
    • 7.7 hours a night on average
    • 11% sleeping 6.5 hours or less
    • 28% of high school students fell asleep in class at least once a week
    • 22% dozed off doing homework
    • 14% arrive late or miss school because they oversleep
    • 80% students who get recommended amount of sleep are achieving A’s and B’s
  • 10.
    • More than one-quarter (28 percent) of adolescents say they're too tired to exercise.
    • Just 20 percent said they get nine hours of sleep on school nights;
    • 45 percent reported sleeping less than eight hours.
    • 51 percent of teens have driven while drowsy in the past year.
  • 11.
    • Stick to a regular sleep schedule.
    • Sleep in a dark, well-ventilated space at a comfortable temperature.
    • Avoid stimulating activities within two hours of bedtime.
    • Avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol in the evening.
    • Avoid going to bed on a full or empty stomach.
    • See a doctor if you are concerned about chronic sleep problems.
  • 12. “ A well-spent day brings happy sleep” By: Lenardo Da Vinci http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/sleep_2.html http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dsleeping%2Bcartoon%26ei%3DUTF-8%26fr%3Dyfp-t-701&w=600&h=554&imgurl=www.clker.com%2Fcliparts%2F0%2F4%2F6%2F9%2F11954406161991568757Gerald_G_Cartoon_Cat_Sleeping.svg.hi.png&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fastrid93.blogg.no%2F&size=102k&name=1195440616199156...&p=sleeping+cartoon&oid=66f8cea51c5bf33c&fr2=&no=2&tt=5701&sigr=10pt4e05a&sigi=12rcn5j4p&sigb=12llkvpb2
  • 13. &quot;Teens and Sleep.&quot; National Sleep Foundation: Waking America to the Importance of Sleep . 2008. National Sleep Foundation. 15 Apr 2009 <http://www.sleepfoundation.org>. Serious Consequences of Sleep Loss . 2008. Sleep Disorder Guide, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <http://www.sleepdisordersguide.com/blog/insomnia/serious-consequences-of-sleep-loss/>. Hitti, Miranda. &quot;WebMD Health News.&quot; Not Enough Sleep All Too Common . 28 Feb 2008. Sleep Disorders Health Center, Web. 1 Mar 2010. < http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20080228/not-enough-sleep-all-too-common> Dakss, Brian. “Teens Pay Price for Lack of Sleep.” The Early News . CBS News. Mar 2006. 15 Apr 2009 <http://www.cbsnews.com>.
  • 14. &quot;Family Guide.&quot; Sleepy Teens at School and Behind the Wheel . 03 Mar 2004. National Sleep Foundation, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <http://family.samhsa.gov/set/SleepyTeens.aspx>. &quot;Journal of the American Heart Association.&quot; Poor sleep in teens linked to higher blood pressure . 18 Aug 2008. NHLBI Communications Office, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-08/nhla-psi081508.php>.