Playing too many computer games and watching too much tv until the small hours is resulting in Britains’ teenagers not getting enough sleep. Experts recommend they should be getting at least 8 or 9 hours sleep a night. However according to the results of a survey by The Sleep Council, which were published this week, many youngsters are surviving on 4 hours sleep a night or less. Lack of quality sleep is now a major problem for many teenagers as they stay up late into the night surfing, watching tv and playing computer games. Lack of sleep leaves the youngsters exhausted and unable to function properly in the classroom. In addition, leading experts have also linked lack of sleep to youngsters becoming obese as they crave more sweet and sugary foods to keep them alert. It’s a very worrying trend and one that unfortunately seems to becoming commonplace in today’s Britain.