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What problems can happen when children don't get enough sleep?

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A lack of sleep may cause:

  • Accidents and injuries
  • Behavior problems
  • Mood problems
  • Memory, concentration, and learning problems
  • Performance problems
  • Slower reaction times
  • Overeating

From: Sleep Problems in Children WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on July 08, 2018

SOURCE: The National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on July 08, 2018

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