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Lack of Sleep can Cause Teens to Indulge in Risky Behavior

by Savitha C Muppala on  September 29, 2011 at 5:28 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Sleeping less on school nights is an unhealthy prospect for adolescents and may elevate the tendency of risky behavior in them.

Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that sleep deficiency may cause teen to even attempt suicide.
 Lack of Sleep can Cause Teens to Indulge in Risky Behavior
Lack of Sleep can Cause Teens to Indulge in Risky Behavior
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It is important that school going children get atleast eight hours (or more) of sleep at night especially on school going days.

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The research also pointed out that students who slept less than eight hours on school nights were putting their health at risk and are more likely to indulge in risky behaviors.



Source: Medindia
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