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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | School - Catelyn McCann | Scoop.it
Teen sleep cycles may not match family and school schedules. Help them synchronize.
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A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep

 

C - Staying up late to study or socialize

 

C - circadian rhythms change with puberty, make a teen's internal clock have them stay up later

 

A - Need at much as 9 hours of sleep for optimal alertness

 

S - Sleep at least 9 hours

 

C - part-time jobs, early-morning classes, homework, extracurricular activities, social demands, and use of computers and phones

 

S - Dim the lights, stick to a schedule, napping, remove social networking, television, and encourage calm activities that will not stimulate them like video games or computers.

 

C - Side effects of medications, insomnia, depression, restless leg syndrome, or narcolepsey. 

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My Nose Made Me Buy It: How Retailers Use Smell (and Other Tricks) to Get You to Spend, Spend, Spend | TIME.com

My Nose Made Me Buy It: How Retailers Use Smell (and Other Tricks) to Get You to Spend, Spend, Spend | TIME.com | School - Catelyn McCann | Scoop.it
Think you're using your head to make purchases? Think again.
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Concussions: What you should know

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=advance&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=19&edition=&ts=0213A98DA46D0F1F52FD812A078DCFC7_1389569728828&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B212221048

 

 

D = dangers of concussions

G = guidelines for students to return to activities

S = suggestions for solving the problem of concussions  

 

G - Walking and running, as long as no dizziness occurs

G - Doctors suggest dropping courses that cna easily be picked back up

D - More dangerous because brains are still developing in children

D - Heads of younger children aren't as strong, so more damage can possible occur to the brain

D - Brain is more likely to be damaged

D - "trouble with memory, attention, or learning; sleep problems, including too much, too little, or trouble falling asleep; head pain, including migraines and sensitivity to light and noise; and emotional symptoms such as irritability, lack of impulse control, severe anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts. Those who already have migraines or depression, anxiety, or ADHD, often take longer to recover. "

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Tips for sleepy teens

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=advance&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=20&edition=&ts=825FB7B94EDE9B40455D39EB04F770C1_1389818036653&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B196023309

 

A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep 

S - Shift the resposibility of waking up to them. 

 

S - Have them keep a log of how much sleep they are getting 

 

S - On weekends, have them go to bed only an hour or two after their regular time they go to sleep. This will keep them from pushing their clock too far off track. Have them get up at 8, and any sleeping after 10 pm is out of bounds.  

 

S- inform them light will keep them awake. have light wake them up in the morning. 

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School - Catelyn McCann | Scoop.it
High school athletes are more at risk of concussions than their collegiate counterparts, a study finds.
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D = dangers of concussions

G = guidelines for students to return to activities

S = suggestions for solving the problem of concussions D - Highschoolers are more likely to get them than college atheletesD - Likely to occur again after it happens onceS - Improvement of gear
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