Health Benefits of Sleep


Carlee Miller, Author

Hi Canes! Teenagers are recommended 8-10 hours of sleep a night. But why do you need that many? Here is a list of reasons why you should get a good amount of sleep each night!

  • Important for physical health
  • Important for mental health
  • Benefits brain function
  • Improves performance in school
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive ability
  • Enhances attention span

Not getting enough sleep can lead to the following consequences:

  • Can cause an inability to concentrate
  • Poor grades
  • This can lead to driving incidents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Make sure you’re getting enough sleep, Canes! Thanks for reading.