Sleep

Why Are Teens So Sleep Deprived?

Most teenagers do not get enough sleep. Experts recommend 8 – 10 hrs of good quality sleep but 7 out of 10 teens sleep far less than 8 hrs. As a result they accumulate a massive “sleep debt”. The sleep deprivation can impact on their learning, memory, growth, ability to fight off infections and both physical and mental health.

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ADHD in Teens

Having ADHD is not the teen’s fault and, like any other long term medical condition, it is something that they have to learn to cope with. It is commonly seen in teenagers in many parts of the world – so you are not alone. ADHD is not a “doom and gloom” condition as some people believe.

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