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What are the Consequences if you Can’t Sleep?

1.        Sleep Deprivation leads to mental problems
Usually one can’t sleep due to emotional distress such as stress, anxiety or depression. Lacking sleep will only cause the emotional state of mind gains more tension, worsening the situation as a result. It could lead to low self esteem as well since sleep deprivation makes one gain dark circles and eye bags, impairing one’s beauty.

2.        Sleep Deprivation leads to Weight gain
According to statistics, if you can’t sleep, you are more likely to be obese. This is because sleep deprivation changes hormones released. More hormones stimulating hunger will be released, making one wants to eat more. With increased supper being eaten, one will only grow fat.

3.        Sleep Deprivation leads to Short-term memory
Studies have shown that if you ain what lack sleep, you will have bad memory because sleep deprivation will slow down brain activity. Some also suggest that if you sleep after you had an exam, it is more likely that you will retain what you have learnt.

4.        Sleep Deprivation affects your Intelligence
Often, it is those you lack sleep who fares badly in an examination. Therefore you frequently see teachers urging their students to sleep more instead of burning midnight oil the night before the examinations.

5.       Sleep Deprivation makes you less productive
I’m sure most of you have experience this, if you can’t sleep the previous night, the next day you will definitely be overcome with fatigue. Being tired, you will face difficulty completing a task assigned to you. Most frequently, you might even screw things up. Carrying a sleep debt reduced your efficiently greatly.

6. Sleep Deprivation causes mood swings
Lacking sleep will slow down the activity of you rbrain and causes hormal change in your body. Your body takes time to adapt to such drastic changes and hence one will be subjected to a highly irritable and moody state.

7. Sleep Deprivation makes you lazy and unmotivated
Obviously, lacking sleep will make one experience extreme fatigue. This in turn causes one to become lazy and hence being unwilling to do anything at all except for be a couch potato. As such, he will not have the motivation and determination to do anything or make changes.

8. Sleep Deprivation makes one Reckless
As mention, sleep deprivation causes hormonal change and slows down brain activity. Thus making one unable to think straight, often committing reckless acts.

Measuring sleep and evaluating sleep disorders
To diagnose sleep disorders, patients go through physical examinations, questionnaires and an analysis of their medical records. Such a polysomnogram (PSG), or sleep study, is a detailed and non-intrusive review which notes down important signs and physiology during sleep.

Devices like the electroencephalogram (EEG), electrooculogram (EOG) and electromyogram (EMG) are used to deduce sleep patterns. An EEG registers brain wave activity; an EOG traces eye movements active in REM sleep while the EMG takes muscle tensions into account. Respiratory airflow, blood oxygen saturation pulse rate, heart rate, body position, and respiratory effort are being observed. All the data collected are used to assess sleep deprivation and disturbances.
Saying goodbye to sleep deprivation

Now, its time for you to test out your sleep requirement! Try waking up without an alarm clock, the time spent sleeping is the quantity of sleep you require. With that worked out, you will be able to keep sleep deprivation away and feel rejuvenated everyday. Sleep deprivation raises the risk of accidents; don’t let it happen to you.

1.        Sleep Disorder, Sleep walking leads to sleep deprivation
Since the Sleep Disorder, Sleep walking is caused when one cannot relax in sleep and feels tension during sleep, it can causes one to get out of its naturnal cycle of sleep resulting in the lack of sleep.  This is because studies have shown that Sleep walking is related to sleep deprivation. As a result, often, sufferers of Sleep walking finds it hard to get back to sleep once awakened. As such, most sufferers of Sleep walking suffer from insomnia as well.

2.        Sleep Disorder, Sleep walking leads to mental problems
It is understandable why one would deem sleep walking as embarrassing especially if you are a mature adult. Very often, sleep walkers does silly things in sleep unconsciously. Embarrassed, the sufferers of this sleep disorder will feel a great need to combat his situation, hence will undergo great amount of stress and tension. These emotional distress will lead to physiological problems such as depression and anxiety. In extreme cases, one may even become socially withdrawn.

3.        Sleep Disorder, Sleep walking is linked to eating disorder
One cannot control what happens while he sleep walks, because although in action, one is in fact still sleeping. The most common activity during sleep walking is the consumption of food. This destroys the natural food cycle of your body and can lead to adverse consequences such as having eating disorder like bulimia or obesity.

4. Sleep Disorder, Sleep walking is makes you tired in the day
I’m sure most of you have experience this, if you can’t sleep the previous night, the next day you will definitely be overcome with fatigue. Poor sleep due to Sleep walking will make you exhausted. Being tired, you will face difficulty completing a task assigned to you. Most frequently, you might even screw things up. Carrying a sleep debt reduced your efficiently greatly.

5. Sleep Disorder, Sleep endangers your life
As intuitive as it is, the term sleep walking is came up with because sufferers literally walks and carry out other activities while they sleep. During each attack, the way you sleep walk differs greatly, from simply pacing around the room to vigorous exercise such as running around an area. Due to this unpredictable and random nature of sleepwalking, it is hard to combat it and make precautions to ensure the sufferer’s safety. In some cases, even simple task like walking up the stairs, sufferers can trip and injure themselves. Imagine in extreme cases, such as cooking, the consequences can be disastrous!

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