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Sleep Information for Teens - (Teen Health) (Hardcover)

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Intended for teens, this guide brings together information and excerpts from publications of the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies, along with some original material, to explain aspects of sleep. It covers facts and misperceptions about sleep, the biology of sleep, sleep stages and circadian rhythms, napping, dreaming and REM sleep, and sleep and memory and physical health; sleep habits, including the effects of caffeine and nicotine, mental health, stress, exercise, and sleep medications; sleep disorders like insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, nightmares, bladder control problems and bedwetting, bruxism, pain, and alcohol and sleep; the consequences of sleep deprivation, including chronic diseases, impacts on learning, depression, effects on sports performance, weight gain, and drowsy driving; and sleep research and clinical trials on topics like schools starting too early, communication between brain areas during sleep, the cognitive and metabolic effects of sleep restriction in adolescents, sleep apnea in asthmatic children and teens, brain maturation and sleep, and sleep timing and insulin resistance in adolescents with obesity. Online access is included. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 322.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Teen Health
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
Age Range: Teen
Language: English
Street Date: January 25, 2018
TCIN: 52362056
UPC: 9780780814783
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-9197

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