New video explains the science behind sleepy teens

New video explains the science behind sleepy teens

New video explains the science behind sleepy teens A new video developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine offers tips to help sleep-deprived teenagers get healthy sleep on a regular basis. Released during Student Sleep Health Week, the video "Why Are Teens So Sleepy?" highlights the challenges teenagers face to get sufficient sleep, recommends later school start times, and provides advice on how teens can develop positive sleep habits. "The obligations of school, work, family and friends make it hard for teenagers to get sufficient sleep to perform their best," said AASM President Dr. Raman Malhotra. "While it might seem like teens sleep a lot, most are sleep deprived and trying to catch up on the weekends." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 78% of high …
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