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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | School - Jessi W. | 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

D-dangers of having little sleep

 

C- staying up late 

C-  body temperature, sleep cycles, appetite and hormonal changes are all causes for sleep depravation

C- staying up late to talk or study can disrupt an internal clock  

C- internal clock says to not feel sleepy until about 11.p.m.

A- teens need about 9 hours of sleep

A- sometimes even more than 9 hours to be alert during the day

C- few actally get that much

C- 10 percent of teens actually are sleeping less than 6 hours a night

D-  drowsy driving can lead to deadly accidents

S- adjust the lighting before bedtime and when being awake

S- stick to a schedule, even on weekends

S- take a 30 min nap after school

S- get rid of the caffeine  

S- keep calm 

S- turn off the gadgets 
S-  try not to take sleeping pills

C- medication side effects can be cause to be tired

C- Insomnia

C- depression

C- sleep apnea

C- restless leg syndrome

C- narcolepsy

 

 

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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 - Jessi W. | 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 concussion

 

D- no standard time for doing pre-concussion activities

S-  Doctors usually suggest students drop the subjects that can be most easily picked up after a break 

D- concussion is worse in children rather than adults

D- because childerns brains are still developing  they are worse than adults

D- childs necks are not as strong as adults  which causes more movement of brain on impact

D- some dangers of concussions are  trouble with memory, attention, or learning, sleep problems, (too much,or too little)  or trouble falling asleep,head pain, , migraines and sensitivity to light and noise, and emotional symptoms like irritability, lack of impulse control, severe anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts.

 

 

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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

 

C-in deepest phase of sleep by the time parents try to wake teens up

S- turnoff computer and phone screens before bed because they effect your sleep patterns

A- usually feel sleepy around 11pm

S- on weekends dont let teen sleep until after 10 am

but rather between 8 and 10 am 

 

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School - Jessi W. | 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 concussion

 

D- new study proves a risk for concusions  is high in high school athletes 

S- has a concussions commity/ club for young athletes 

D- more likely than college- age players

D- some dont report concussions due to fear of not being able to play

D- girls are far more likely to get concussions than boys

S- better saftey equiment 

D- higher rates for concussions over all in girls 

D- women's ice hockey had the highest rate of concussions

D- helmts did little to protect  wearers 

S- better helmets

D- after one concussion a person is more likely to get another

G- almost fifty state have rules on concussions but were not followed strictly

S- icreased efforts for reasearch for the brain and concussions


 

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