Sleep-deprived teens more likely to develop drinking problems in life

January 19, 2015 11:47 AM

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A new study suggests that teenagers aged 14 to 16 who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep have nearly 50% chances of becoming binge drinkers later in life.

This means sleep-deprived teens could later grow into adults having drinking problems; and in fact, the study reveals that 14% of such teens are likely to drive drunk to the point of causing accidents and death.

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