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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | School- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
Teen sleep cycles may not match family and school schedules. Help them synchronize.
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http://healthyliving.msn.com/health-wellness/teen-sleep-why-is-your-teen-so-tired-1

 

Text Code Key:

A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep

 

C- staying up late 

 

C- Puberty changes teens internal clock to make them stay up late to 11 or later

 

-C staying up late to study or socailize can disrupt a teens inter clock even more.

 

A- most teens need nine hours of sleep, sometimes more 

 

Fact* More than 90 percent of teens in a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reported sleeping less than the recommended nine hours a night.


S- Adjustthe lighting- as bedtime aporaches dim the lights and turn them off when your  going to bed.

 

S- Stick to schedule-  encourage teen to go to bed and get up at the same time every day( even on weekends)

 

S- limit working hours ( 16 to 20) hours a week

 

S- Cutt of naps  too much daytime shut eye might only make it harder to sleep at night

 

s- No more caffine  too much caffeine can interfere with a good night sleep

 

S- Relax at night  read a book and take a warm shower to relax your body

 

S- knowning when to put the electronics down 

 

 

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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- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
Think you're using your head to make purchases? Think again.
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http://healthland.time.com/2013/12/16/my-nose-made-me-buy-it-how-retailers-use-smell-and-other-tricks-to-get-you-to-spend-spend-spend/

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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-Doctors state that physical activity should begin slowly.

 

G- first with walking and then a slow jog.

 

G- If no symptoms like headache or dizziness , the person can resume more active sports. 

 

g- schools make students take the IMPACT test where it sees the students normal mental proformance.

 

d- its more dangerous to kids because their brain is still devolping 

 

 

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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

 

Text Code Key:

A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep

 

S- parent check on their kid to see if they are really sleeping

 

s- Educate your kid on why they are so tired and make them keep a log of how long they sleep and what time they wake up

 

c- computer screen on and tv on keep you awake

 

s- turn them off

 

s- Get a light box to wake up your child 

 

S- They whould not wake up any later that 10 on the weekend 

 

s- Should wake up around 8

 

A- Nine hours of sleep 


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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School- Annalee Eigo | Scoop.it
High school athletes are more at risk of concussions than their collegiate counterparts, a study finds.
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http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/31/health/athletes-concussions/index.html?iref=allsearch

 

 

D = dangers of concussions

G = guidelines for students to return to activities

S = suggestions for solving the problem of concussions

 

 d- you can be your worse enemy, which means you can cause your own concussion. 

 

d- girls are more likely to have and get concussion 

 

d- after one its easy to get another one

 

 g- their are state laws but they are all over the board and some people dont even enforce it 

 

S- helemts kinda help but kinda risk it more.

 

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