Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea

Over the years, science has delved into the nature and function of sleep. Although there are plenty of unanswered questions, slowly, slumber is giving up its secrets....

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Too Much Screen Time Before Bed Is Affecting How Much Sleep Kids Get & It's Hurting Their Health

November 06, 2017 Azure Hall of Romper

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Passing a child a cell phone, tablet, or e-reader can be a lifesaver for a busy parent. Screen time works magic on the road, in restaurants, or when you want a little bit of quiet time to get something done. There are benefits to ...

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What Most New Parents Get Wrong About Sleep

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

This year, I hope to bring attention to parental exhaustion, a lesser-known factor in sudden unexpected infant sleep death (SUID). A shocking 3,700 infants die annually of SUID, a categorization that includes SIDS, suffocation, and ...

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5 screen-time tips for children’s sleep

November 05, 2017 Marjorie Miller of Futurity

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

In a new manuscript on digital media and sleep, researchers recommend removing electronic media from children’s bedrooms and encouraging calming bedtime routines to help kids sleep better....

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Healthy kids: ​​​​​​​Does your teen get enough sleep? Or too much?

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues

My teenager sleeps a lot. Should I be worried? Teenagers should get nine to 10 hours of sleep per night but, unfortunately, most do not. Demands of homework, work, family and friends often result in late nights. Sleep deprivation can ...

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Why We Need More Sleep

October 28, 2017 Derek Beres of Big Think

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Of the many pieces of folk wisdom handed down through the generations, the necessity of sleep is of primary importance. While sleep research was effectively in the dark (pun presented but not intended) for eons, the list of benefits of ...

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Sleep and the Relationship Between Pediatric Pain and Traumatic Stress

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Poor sleep quality partially mediates relationships between post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS) and severity of chronic pain in pediatric patients, according to a study published in the Journal of Pain....

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Don’t be scared: Know the difference between a nightmare and a night terror

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

What’s the difference between a nightmare and a night terror? If you, as a parent, are awakened by your child’s screams in the night, either one can be a jarring experience. But according to Dr. Kevin Kaplan, an assistant professor of ...

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Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Teens sleep less than they used to, sacrificing shuteye to spend more time on their phones and tablets....

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Fall is prime time for children's illnesses

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea

As autumn ushers in colorful leaves and crisper temperatures, it’s also the time of year when certain illnesses begin to peak — especially in children....

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