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October 14, 2016

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Stress Affects Teens' Health

What stresses teens out the most? According to Sutter Health homework, school and family stress teens out most. Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.

Juan is in Spanish II, Photo Imaging, and Lifetime Fitness.

“I get more stress when school starts because of how much homework teachers give us knowing we have 6 other classes, and they just pile homework on us,”says Juan Velazquez, junior.

Students usually have three and a hallf hours of homework per week. That’s more than 30 minutes of homework every night.

Caressa is in girl team sports, Spanish II, and human growth and development.

“I have stress because of school and cheer,” said Caressa Brozek, sophomore.

During the school year students have a lot of things to worry about like their grades, homework, sleep schedule, and school activities.

Kinsey Gutierrez partixipates in cheer, stuco and broadcasting.

“I feel like I stress more during the school year because I know there is going to be a lot more activities and things to plan for,” said Gutierrez, junior.

Juan has one younger sister and one younger brother.

“I have stress because of school and family problems,” said Velazquez.

Statistics say 19% of stress is from family problems and 55% is from school and homework.

Micah North takes law, aides for Mrs. Smith, and she plays softball.

“The things that stress me out the most is school, and how much there is to get done, and trying to keep my grades up. And thinking about college gets me very stressed,” said Micah North, junior.