According to the Centers for Disease Control, 67 million Americans have high blood pressure. Often nicknamed the silent killer, high blood pressure often has no real symptoms but is a major contributor to heart attack and stroke. Historically, high blood pressure is viewed as an adult disease.
"To sleep: perchance (my teen): ay, there’s the rub"
There is the rub indeed. If Shakespeare had teenagers, he might have had Hamlet say these words. For what parent has not struggled with the adolescent who wants to burn the candle at both ends?
...continued from yesterday's blog post, Sleep For Young Children: How Much Sleep Does My Child Need? Are Naps Necessary?
All parents will run across sleep dilemmas with their child at some point. If it doesn’t happen at 5 months old, it will happen at 5 years old, but it will happen! To say sleep is important would be a major understatement — sleep is necessary to function, to live. The good news is, for the vast majority of people, healthy sleep is just a habit or 2 away.