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Both diet and exercise are key to maintaining a healthy weight, but your sleep schedule may be important as well.
Sufficient sleep is an important part of staying heathy for all individuals, especially for children. And just one simple house rule may help kids get enough sleep — remove the TV.
It's possible that sleep issues can affect a person's ability to perform everyday activities. For people with depression or anxiety, too little sleep could seriously affect their ability to do their job.
Between finding time to do homework, extracurricular activities and hanging out with friends, it can be hard for teens to get enough sleep. But if they don't, it might negatively affect their performance in school and lead to emotional problems.
Children need sufficient sleep each night to function. But getting enough sleep might also affect other aspects of health, such as their weight.