LACK OF SLEEP: Its Side Effects and How Not To Do It

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How does it feel to be lack of sleep?

LACK OF SLEEP – We admit that we are deficient of sleep for some time. We lack it because we didn’t finish our work on time and sometimes we arrive home late. But what will happen if we continue lacking in sleeping hours?

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Having a lack of sleep could be risky for your health. Here are the side effects of lack of sleep:

Sleep Loss Dumbs You Down

According to WebMD, if you don’t get enough sleep, you won’t be able to remember what you learned and experienced during the day. Mostly it happens to students who sleep late. They’re sleepy at school on daytime.

Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

Sleep disorders and chronic sleep loss can put you at risk for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and much more especially when you have insomnia.

Sleepiness Is Depressing

Depression is no joke. If someone lacks sleeping, ask him (or her) if he (or she) is depressed or not. According to WebMD, insomnia and depression may be connected to each other in a way that sleep loss often aggravates the symptoms of depression, and depression can make it more difficult to fall asleep.

How Not To Do It

Medicinenet.com made a list of how to prevent sleep problems. Here are some:

  • Try to go to sleep at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning.
  • Try not to take naps during the day.
  • Avoid taking caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol late in the day.
  • Get regular exercise.
  • Don’t eat a heavy meal late in the day.
  • If you can’t fall asleep and don’t feel drowsy, get up and read or do something that is not overly stimulating until you feel sleepy.
  • Try making a to-do list before you go to bed.

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