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What are the worst side effects if I am a teen and develop a poor sleeping habit?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Performance

You may not perform well in school or at work and relationships may suffer. You need at least 7-8 hours of sleep.
Not resting the brain may causes increased stress, anxiety, depression, relational problems, fatigue and tiredness and a poor state of health.

In brief: Performance

You may not perform well in school or at work and relationships may suffer. You need at least 7-8 hours of sleep.
Not resting the brain may causes increased stress, anxiety, depression, relational problems, fatigue and tiredness and a poor state of health.
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry

In brief: Maybe

Human growth hormone (hgh) is particularly released during delta phase of sleep, the deepest sleep level.
In an adult, hgh is involved in many pathways involved in maximum tissue and organ performance and minimizes age related breakdown. Remember, it is not necessarily total sleep time but more so the quality and level of delta sleep levels that may be at play.

In brief: Maybe

Human growth hormone (hgh) is particularly released during delta phase of sleep, the deepest sleep level.
In an adult, hgh is involved in many pathways involved in maximum tissue and organ performance and minimizes age related breakdown. Remember, it is not necessarily total sleep time but more so the quality and level of delta sleep levels that may be at play.
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