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What is the best time to sleep for a teen who wakes up at 4 in the morning?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Why 4am?

If your teen must arise at that hour for some reason, the bedtime revolves around stage of growth/development to get adequate rest.
A 14yo(growth spirt) may need 10 hrs while a 16 yo may get by on 8.Any less is trouble. If the kid awakens at 4 & can't get back to desired sleep, you should discuss the issue with your dr.Falling asleep during routein daily activities is a sign of inadequate sleep.

In brief: Why 4am?

If your teen must arise at that hour for some reason, the bedtime revolves around stage of growth/development to get adequate rest.
A 14yo(growth spirt) may need 10 hrs while a 16 yo may get by on 8.Any less is trouble. If the kid awakens at 4 & can't get back to desired sleep, you should discuss the issue with your dr.Falling asleep during routein daily activities is a sign of inadequate sleep.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 7-8 p.m.

A teen should get no less than 8 hours of sleep, so it falls on/around 7-8 P.
M.

In brief: 7-8 p.m.

A teen should get no less than 8 hours of sleep, so it falls on/around 7-8 P.
M.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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