According to a Healthline article from 2014, sleep deprivation can lead to damaging health problems and even death. Here are some of the effects you may experience.
Accidental death or injury
Cognitive brain decline, lack of creativity, and concentration
Depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide
Poor work performance on the job
Weak immune system
Being more prone to viruses like the cold or flu
Become moody or angered easily
Affects insulin, increasing risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Weight gain because of increase in appetite and late night eating
High blood pressure
We have somehow fooled ourselves into thinking it’s okay to go 24/7 without stopping. However, a Harvard Medical School study showed that getting less than 5 hours of sleep a night increased the chance of death from all causes by 15%.
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