Sleep deprivation is insufficient sleep. Sleep Deprivation can be acute or chronic both cause mental, emotional and physical fatigue.
Diabetes: studies have shown that people with sleep loss are more prone to type2 diabetes
Healing: sleep Deprivation significantly affects wound healing ability
The Brain: a sleep deprived brain has to exert more effort for logical and practical reasoning compared to a sleep sufficient brain
Growth: sleep deprivation cause cortisol secretion the following day suppressing the growth of hormone
Memory Loss: sleep deprivation and Memory loss are directly linked together, less the sleep lesser the memory becomes
Depression: another side effect of sleep deprivation which affects the emotion of human brain
Weight Gain or Weight Loss: a sleep deprived body is associated with weight loss or weight gain as the food intake and release of energy is increased
- Medical conditions
- Change in your environment or work schedule
- Poor sleep habits
- Caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol
- Eating too much late in the evening
A significant part of the evaluation of sleep deprivation is a detailed history so your doctor will ask you many questions.
- About your sleep deprivation
- About your day
- About your bedtime routine
- About other issues that may affect your sleep
The significant treatment of sleep deprivation is to increase total sleep time. Considering the cause of sleep deprivation is generally the solution to the problem. If a sleep disorder is interrupting sleep, the problem will need to be addressed in order to improve sleep duration and quality. Insufficient sleep hygiene or insufficient sleep is often a cause that needs to be addressed.
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