By Byron J. Richards, CCN
October 28, 2008
Sleep problems in children and teens have reached a crisis level in America. New science shows that these issues are setting the table for obesity, depression, drug abuse, and future cardiovascular disease. Specific biological pathways have now been defined that explain how sleep problems may lead directly to substance abuse.
I can’t think of a single parent who would like their child to be a drug user. Yet, many parents are unwittingly helping their children along a path to becoming drug users, a problem that is easily preventable with good parenting – if only you know what the real issues actually are.
I’ve been working on the front lines of clinical nutrition for over 20 years and I can assure you that the information in this article is both revolutionary and somewhat Earth-shattering. Let’s begin by understanding the nature and scope of the problem.