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Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
Poor Sleep In Teens
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Poor Sleep In Teens


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Did a powerpoint for a highschool level health classes explaining poor sleep in teens

Did a powerpoint for a highschool level health classes explaining poor sleep in teens

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  • I'm 15 yrs old like to sleep anywhere/anytime what is my problem?
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    • 1. By: Aaron Scott %2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dpoor%2Bsleep%26b%3D22%26ni%3D21%26ei%3DUTF- 8%26xargs%3D0%26pstart%3D1%26fr%3Dyfp-t- 701&w=460&h=365& g& &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
    • 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
    • 13. &quot;Teens and Sleep.&quot; National Sleep Foundation: Waking America to the Importance of Sleep . 2008. National Sleep Foundation. 15 Apr 2009 <>. Serious Consequences of Sleep Loss . 2008. Sleep Disorder Guide, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <>. Hitti, Miranda. &quot;WebMD Health News.&quot; Not Enough Sleep All Too Common . 28 Feb 2008. Sleep Disorders Health Center, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <> Dakss, Brian. “Teens Pay Price for Lack of Sleep.” The Early News . CBS News. Mar 2006. 15 Apr 2009 <>.
    • 14. &quot;Family Guide.&quot; Sleepy Teens at School and Behind the Wheel . 03 Mar 2004. National Sleep Foundation, Web. 1 Mar 2010. <>. &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. <>.