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Can lack of sleep stunt your growth?- A.W.

DWQA QuestionsCan lack of sleep stunt your growth?- A.W.
Anonymous asked 9 months ago
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CCHRC Staff answered 9 months ago

Growth hormone is usually released when you sleep. Chronic lack of sleep can reduce the amount of the hormone and stunt your growth.
Reference: http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/sleep-growth.html?WT.ac=ctg