Posts Tagged "irregular sleep"

Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids' Obesity

Posted on Jan 30, 2011 in Uncategorized

Making up for lost shuteye on weekends seems to help, study finds By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping in on the weekend may help children fight obesity, a new study suggests. Too little sleep puts kids at risk of obesity and other health conditions, but “catch-up” sleep on weekends and holidays can mitigate the effects of weekday sleep deprivation, researchers say.   “In the United States, the sleep of our children is clearly not enough,” said lead researcher Dr. David Gozal, chair of pediatrics at Comer...

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