Blame Cellphones for Bad Teen Sleep


According to researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, 43% of parents report that their teenage child has trouble sleeping. Additionally, 56% of the parents with teens struggling to sleep say the use of electronics hinders their sleeping ability. Other reasons for poor teen sleep include: homework or activities (43%), worries about school (31%), concerns about social life (23%), and health conditions or medication (10%). Researchers admit various issues surrounding teenagers contribute to problems sleeping, but the main contributing factor is the use of cellphones and its ability to browse social media sites at will. To learn more, read here.

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