Health Tip: Getting Enough Sleep?

Signs of too little shuteye

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(HealthDay News) -- Insufficient sleep is a big problem in today's hustle-and-bustle world, even for children.

Here are red flags of too little sleep, courtesy of the National Sleep Foundation:

  • Dragging oneself more than 15 minutes after waking up.
  • Sleeping at least two hours extra on weekends and holidays than on weekdays.
  • Falling asleep in the car or during activities where you should be staying awake.
  • Acting grumpy, irritable or hyperactive.

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