Monday, November 22, 2010

10 Losses due to Sleep Deprivation

10 Losses due to Sleep Deprivation - You ever feel moody and dizzy? Maybe it's due to lack of sleep. Do not ever underestimate this situation! Lack of sleep can affect your sex life, memory, health, appearance, and even make your body "stretchy".

Here are 10 surprising things that happen due to lack of sleep:
1. Accident
Sleep deprivation is one of the biggest disasters factor in the history, in addition to the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in 1979, the biggest oil spill Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl nuclear crisis in 1986, and others.

Sounds excessive, but you must realize lack of sleep also affects your safety every day on the road. Drowsiness can slow down your time driving, which is equivalent when you are drunk while driving.

A study conducted Safety Institute National Highway Traffic Americans showed that fatigue is a cause 100,000 car accidents and 1,500 deaths a year in the U.S.. The victim was a person under the age of 25 years.

The same study shows, if you lack sleep or have a low sleep quality, then it can cause accidents and injuries at work. In one study, workers who complain of excessive sleepiness during the day are vulnerable injured at work and constantly experience the same accident at work.

2. Concentrations decreased
A good sleep plays an important role in thinking and learning. Lack of sleep can affect many things. First, interfering with alertness, concentration, reasoning, and problem-solving. This makes learning difficult and inefficient. Secondly, the sleep cycle at night play a role in "strengthening" the memory in mind. If not enough sleep, then you will not be able to remember what you learned and experienced during the day.

3. Serious health problems
Sleep disorders and chronic sleep deprivation stage can take you to the risk:

* Heart disease
* Heart attack
* Kidney failure
* irregular heartbeat
* High blood pressure
* Stroke
* Diabetes

According to some studies, 90 per cent of people with insomnia, sleep disorder characterized by trouble falling asleep and stay awake all night-are also experiencing similar health risks.

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