Lack of Sleep

In today’s generation, teenagers complain about the amount of sleep they get for school. According to the National Sleep Foundation they say, “not having enough sleep can limit your ability to learn, listen, concentrate, and solve problems. You many even forget important information like names, numbers, your homework or a date with a special person in your life.” Solutions that can help would be to make sleep a priority. Establish a bedtime and time to wake up and stick to it.  

“I stay up for homework” Alyssa Heredia said. School work may be another reason why students stay up. A constant sleep schedule will help you feel less tired since it allows your body to get into sync with its natural patterns. “I stay up late if I have homework do the next day or a project or if I was too busy and I have to do chores” Destinee Garcia said. According to a source called “American Academy of Sleep Medicine” it is said that “teens should sleep 8-10 hours a night, poor sleep can increase risk for chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, and poor mental health. Teens struggle with sleep, they have a unique challenge of a biological shift in their circadian clock, causing difficulty for them to sleep.”