Smartphone Screen Time Ruins Teens’ Sleep ? Recent study shows that, Too much exposure to smartphone screens ruins your sleep. Those Smartphone Screen disturb most of the Teens’ Sleeping- Doctors Confirm. Ad more time teenagers spend on computers or mobile phones, the less they sleep – especially if the gadget is used just before bedtime.
Teenagers should have a “screen-free” hour before bedtime, experts have said. Too much exposure to TVs, smartphones, tablets and computers can affect their sleeping patterns. Health watchdogs should overhaul guidelines for electronic device use by youngsters. The study conducted among nearly 10,000 people aged 16 to 19 in Hordaland county, western Norway.
Those who spent more than four hours a day looking at screens had a 49 per cent greater risk of taking longer than an hour to fall asleep. Excessive TV viewing and computer use have previously been linked to higher levels of depression and anxiety in children. Many parents of a sleepy teen have experienced already – using an electronic device in the hour before bedtime badly affects both onset of sleep and its duration.