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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | School - Carly Vreugde | 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-cause of tiredness

S-suggestions for improving sleep

R- reactions from not sleeping

 

C-staying up late

C-internal clock that influences body temp, sleep cycles, appetite and hormonal changes gets thrown off

C-puberty

C-staying up to study or socialize

A-9 hours a night

C-part-time jobs, early classes, homework, after school activities, social demands, electronics

R-can't concentrate and learn, fall asleep in class

R-mood swings, behavior problems

R-bad driving

S-dim your lights when about to go to bed so you wake up to bright light 

S-stick to a sleeping schedule

S-get a 30 minute nap in but no longer so you won't be tired when bed time comes

S-keep away from a lot of caffein

S- do calm things when it's night time, a warm shower, read a book, homework 

S- take away your cell phones and tv at night

R- you might have to take medicines which are used to treat depression

R-depression

R- attacks of muscle weakness 

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School - Carly Vreugde | Scoop.it
High school athletes are more at risk of concussions than their collegiate counterparts, a study finds.
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D: division 1 schools are more likely not to report them since they're more committed to winning

D:helmets and equipment did little to reduce the risk of concussion

D: contact sports and ice sports are the most dangerous

S: get better helmets

S: go to the doctor once you think you have one, just to be safe

 


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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-cause of tiredness

S-suggestions for improving sleep

R- reactions from not sleeping

 

R-parents will do anything to wake up there teens from sleeping to get up for school (banging on doors, screaming)

A- 9 hours  of sleep

R-sleep deprived

R- you sleep through your alarms since you're in your deepest sleep when it comes to wake up for school

S- instead of parents walking in their room 4 times, only do it once, shift the responsiblity 

S- educate them about bad sleeping patterns and how they affect their life

S- don't let your teens get up on the weekends past 10 a.m or their sleeping schedual will get screwed up agagin

S- before going to bed don't let your teens see a tv screen or computer, it keeps them awake longer

S- get a light therapy box that simulated sunlight and comes on with their alarm

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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

 

S: slowly work up to going back to your normal activites, by jogging or walking

S: drop classes after getting concussion that are easy to pick up again after

D:  trouble with memory, attention, or learning; sleep problems, including too much, too little, or trouble falling asleep; head pain, migraines and sensitivity to light and noise; and emotional symptoms such as irritability, lack of impulse control, severe anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts.

S: drop classes you don't need to always study for and always be ontop of things with.

S: take it slow once you're recovering from a concussion

 

 

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