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Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by magazineguy(m): 7:07pm On Apr 23, 2018
Whether one’s physical or economic activities are involved or not, the need for sleep cannot be over-accentuated. For one of the reasons that it is necessary to living a healthy life, sleep also plays a role in the balance to a mental health. I can also tell you that having to work late into the night is not encouraging for a good sleep pattern. A deficiency in sleep is known as ‘sleep deprivation’. Sleep deprivation can be acute or chronic condition. Now, this is especially dangerous: Chronically sleep-deprived people do not realize that they are working at a deteriorated level. In a circumstance that entails survival, it is likely you imagine the many diverse reasons why you might suffer from inadequate sleep such as strange environments, rise in responsibilities, tiredness from activities and accumulation from previous stress will combine to largely soar the prevalence of this medical issue.

Sleep deprivation can pose a threat to the brain function. There are noticeable negative effects on awakening and performance which are very likely due to a drop in activity in selective parts of the brain associated in advanced thought processes. Thus, you may become incapable of placing events into their proper perspective and taking the right measure. This questions one’s addition to a survival group. This transpires to reason that a good number of car accidents and workplace hazards are caused by lack of sleep. When you do not sleep for the right number of hours, recovery is delayed and the increased amount of muscle passivity leads to the corresponding value of physical injury.

Besides the repercussions of the events occurring in the brain, the failure to get 7-8 hours of sleep every night causes many signs and symptoms as named below:

Depression
Irritability
Puffy/bloodshot eyes
Tremor
Headaches
Disarray
Memory loss
Muscle aches
Hallucinations
Micro sleeps
Negative feedback to the control of Diabetes and blood pressure
Weight loss or gain
Other psychotic symptoms
The lack of significant sleep aggravates mood and decreases intellectual ability. Deep sleep is also necessary to allow natural enzymes to restore damage caused by ‘free radicals’ i.e. molecules amenable for aging and tissue damage.

The remedy of sleep deprivation depends on the cause. The best start is to consider a concept referred to as ‘sleep hygiene’. Sleep hygiene is improving the behavior to maximize the amount of restful sleep one gets.

You should consider:

Sticking to a standard bedtime (and even wakeup time)
Making your environment as comfortable as possible.
Avoiding Nicotine (i.e. tobacco, cigarettes), caffeine and alcohol before hitting the sheets.
Exercising regularly, but not before going to bed.
Eliminating as much light as possible in the room at bedtime.
Clearing the mind of worrisome thoughts at night.
Staying away from heavy foods for at least 2 hours before going to bed.


source; http://tushmagazine.com.ng/sleep-deprivation-dangerous-health/

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by onupeter(m): 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
It's Very Inspirational and educative, though some can't still sleep up to 7-8hours due to hustling in order to pay up bills and fend for their respective families... God bless the writer!

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Didi2d(m): 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by TigerTears(m): 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Follygunners: 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
Guy, na only 3.5hrs sleep I dey catch daily sef. undecided sad angry

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by TigerTears(m): 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Mastadestiny(m): 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
G boys no know those ones o

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by dierich: 10:37pm On Apr 23, 2018
too much sleep can make u poor
sometimes you need to hustle hard and when God bless u den you can be sleeping anyhow, anytime

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by okenwaa(m): 10:38pm On Apr 23, 2018
Tell dem!!
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by sammiepraise(m): 10:39pm On Apr 23, 2018
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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Sanchez01: 10:48pm On Apr 23, 2018
Twitching of the left eyelid as well.

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by SoapQueen(f): 10:48pm On Apr 23, 2018
God led me here. I've got raccoon eyes these days and eye bags. I need sleep!!

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by seyilabi(m): 10:51pm On Apr 23, 2018
Follygunners:
Guy, na only 3.5hrs sleep I dey catch daily sef. undecided sad angry
Sorry bro but na die u dey!

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Hector09: 10:55pm On Apr 23, 2018
Great sleepers are incapable of doing what is great, na who sleep help

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by gabi98(m): 10:56pm On Apr 23, 2018
OP sleep can come after money is made
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by ItsTime4me(m): 10:56pm On Apr 23, 2018
Abeg make I go sleep now oo.i I no fit shout

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by ottohan: 10:59pm On Apr 23, 2018
I disagree, it has to do with the chromosones, some people dont sleep for long but yet dey are healthy..
Look at Nikola Tesla, Margaret Tatcher, and Newton history has it dat dey dont sleep for long, but Tesla died at the age of 94 while Tatcher and Newton died in their eighties, so it differs from one person to another

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Saff(f): 11:15pm On Apr 23, 2018
dierich:
too much sleep can make u poor
sometimes you need to hustle hard and when God bless u den you can be sleeping anyhow, anytime
myth

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Csami(m): 11:15pm On Apr 23, 2018
I'm a nightcrawler and yet I don't gain or add weight. This study/theory is flawed.
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Nobody: 11:18pm On Apr 23, 2018
wrong theory
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by sonofoluku: 11:20pm On Apr 23, 2018
God bless you OP.
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by DemonHunTER: 11:22pm On Apr 23, 2018
In a week, my total estimated rest is about 15 hours..

Need help!
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Princeofnigeria(m): 11:25pm On Apr 23, 2018
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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Princeofnigeria(m): 11:31pm On Apr 23, 2018
Keep sleeping..

And you wonder why buhari said you people are lazy?

Buhari till 2023

God bless PMB

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Princeofnigeria(m): 11:32pm On Apr 23, 2018
dierich:
too much sleep can make u poor
sometimes you need to hustle hard and when God bless u den you can be sleeping anyhow, anytime
thanks bro
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Follygunners: 11:36pm On Apr 23, 2018
seyilabi:

Sorry bro but na die u dey!

see ur eyes like garri and beans.. grin grin

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by InvertedHammer: 11:39pm On Apr 23, 2018
You will get all the sleep you need when you die.


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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by BRIGHTRIVERS(m): 11:56pm On Apr 23, 2018
Because of Exam and TDB man dey jack till 5am.. Its really saddening but can't help it.
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by katchycouture(f): 12:02am On Apr 24, 2018
it is morning already and I am still awake... no sign of sleep atall

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Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by Dottore: 12:12am On Apr 24, 2018
Na wao
Re: Why Sleep Deprivation Is Dangerous To Your Health by bettercreature(m): 12:20am On Apr 24, 2018
Nonsense! You are wasting your life if you sleep more than 6hrs in a day

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