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Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?

-- Even young children have stress. If it's bad enough, it may interfere with your youngster's sleep.

The National Sleep Foundation mentions these warning signs of stress-induced loss of sleep in children:

  • Decreased appetite.
  • Headache.
  • Bedwetting.
  • Stomach upset or pain.
  • Inability to relax.
  • Aggressiveness or stubbornness.
  • Inability to control emotions.
  • Unwillingness to participate in family or school activities.

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Posted: November 2017

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