Good sleep can lower effects of stress in kids


Eight to nine hours of good quality sleep every night, combined with other healthy lifestyle behaviours, can reduce the negative consequences of stress in kids, suggests new research.

Getting a good night’s sleep might buffer the impact of stress on kids’ Cortisol level, which is a hormone produced in the adrenal gland to regulate the body’s cardiovascular, metabolic and immune systems.

Excerpt from an article in The Indian Express- Read more


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