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Teens need sleep for healthy mind and body

March 7, 2018

Teens need sleep for healthy mind and body

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Sleep experts say that about one-third of our day should be spent sleeping so the remaining hours can be as productive as possible. And according to Douglas Li, MD, a UCLA pediatric pulmonologist, adequate sleep is especially critical for adolescents. “What I want people to understand is that sleep is a necessity, not a luxury. […]

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Tags: bedtime, brain development, Dr. Iqbal Rashid, hyperactivity, internal clocks, mood problems, oversleep, pediatric sleep medicine, sleep debt, sleeping, UCLA Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine