Reasons For Abnormal Sleep Patterns In Teens

Is your teen experiencing extreme tiredness? Did you ever think of reason behind it?

Most teens are prone to various sleep disorders. So, don’t worry, your teen is not an exception.

Being a parent, it is your responsibility to identify problems in your children and help them to live better life.

So, before you consider treatment for your teen sleep problem, know more about various sleep problems in teens.

Sleep apnea: When muscles of throat tends to relax in sleep, they‘ll possibly stop free flowing of air through nose and disturbs normal breathing.

This particular condition is seen in most of teens; as a result they can struggle sleeping at nights.

Restless legs syndrome: In this particular condition, the affected person can experience crawling sensation in legs and leads to irresistible urge to move legs. Usually, children between 11 to 20 years of age encounter this particular problem.

Nightmares: It is quite common that most of teens have nightmares rarely. But, frequent nightmares certainly disturb routine sleep patterns in teens.

Parasomnia: This is another type of sleep disorder, which is characterized by unwanted muscle activity during sleep that can have impact on both muscles and nervous system.

Apart from these sleep problems, narcolepsy, sleepwalking, reflux disease and also depression are responsible for disturbing sleep problems in teens.

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