Worried about height related to sleep

Posted by nbv1515 @nbv1515, Tue, Apr 23 8:24am

I usually get 7-8 hours of sleep a night and I’m 15 and still waiting for myself to grow again. Will i stunt my growth by getting 7-8 hours of sleep? I usually wake up really tired. I know I should be getting more sleep but it’s very hard for me because I have trouble falling asleep during the school week.

Hi @nbv1515 that is a good question. Here is a link discussing if height is related to lack of sleep: https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/sleep-growth.html

Here is a link about how much sleep you need at that age. https://www.sleepfoundation.org/articles/teens-and-sleep

Have you discussed this with your doctor? Why do you think you are struggling to fall asleep during the school week? Are you stressed or anxious about school?

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