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11 Signs Your Teen Could Be Depressed

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Changes in Sleeping Habits


Sleeping until noon and staying up late aren't strange for a typical teenager. However, extreme fatigue, lack of energy, sleeping all day, and staying up all night on a regular basis can be cause for concern, especially when it starts to negatively impact your teen's day-to-day life. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers tips to help keep your teen on a normal sleep schedule, such as encouraging regular exercise, preparing nutritious family meals, and ensuring that your teen's schedule doesn't interfere with his need for shut-eye.

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August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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