Sleep disorder for teen
Hi, a young boy of 16 ( tall n healthy) and in the middle of preparation for a highly competitive exam~ is facing sleep disorder. Unable to sleep at night till early morning which makes him dizzy thru the day affecting ability to concentrate n it becomes a sort of vicious circle. Sometimes sleepy thru day and v tired.
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Dr. Divya Shree K.R
Psychiatrist 16 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello, More details are needed to ascertain the cause. But I feel that the cause of this sleep problem is due to poor sleep hygeine. Is he drinking a lot of tea or coffee during the day to stay awake? Follow the following sleep hygeine measures to break the vicious cycle : Avoid daytime naps. Avoid tea, cofee, caffeinated drinks and colas after 5 pm Avoid screen time (TV, mobile,computer) just before sleep. Daytime physical exercise. Use the bed only to sleep.
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