Trying to cut out sugar?
Getting a good night’s sleep could be your answer.
Constant moodiness, sleeping in late, copping an attitude, and even being depressed are all seen as typical teenage behavior. But what if your teen just being a teen is really your teen reacting to the effects of sleep deprivation.
Is positivity one of your New Year’s resolution? You might want to pay attention to the newest research which found people who get low quantity and poor quality sleep, tend to be negative people.
Angie Randazzo, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at St. Luke's Sleep Medicine and Research Center, St. Louis, MO. She received her doctorate from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and her master's from Southern Illinois University. She began her sleep medicine career in 1989 when she joined James K. Walsh, PhD, at the Sleep Disorders Center at the former Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis.