Warning about cell use before bed
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Does your teen use their cell phone after lights out? When you hear the latest study, you might want to take it away.
The study shows teens that frequently use their cell phones after going to bed were more likely to have poor mental health and suicidal thoughts, compared with teens that didn’t use their phones at that time of night.
The link held true even after factors such as alcohol and drug use were taken into account. Looking at a bright display and performing tasks that excite the brain may change the production of a hormone produced during sleep and hurt the quality of a night’s rest.
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