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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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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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