Dear parents, if your teenage child is not going to bed early and is hooked to screen late in night, read this carefully. Also Read - Coronavirus Infection Can be Lethal For Asthma Patients
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer from asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep early. Also Read - World Asthma Day 2020 on May 5: Objective, History, Significance, And Theme
Asthma symptoms are known to be strongly linked to the body’s internal clock, but this study, published in ERJ Open Research, looked at how individual sleep preferences influence asthma risk in teenagers. Also Read - Asthmatic Man, 40, Dies of Coronavirus in Scotland Hours After Telling Wife 'I Can't Keep Fighting it'
According to the researchers, the study reinforces the importance of sleep timing for teenagers and opens up a new channel of research into how sleep affects teenagers’ respiratory health.