How Sleepiness Is Dangerous And Responsible For Many Disorders & Diseases

Just Go through what lack of sleep can do to your Personnel life, memory, health, looks, and even ability to lose weight (In an Unhealthy manner).

How Sleepiness Is Dangerous And Responsible For Many Disorders & Diseases ?

1. Sleepiness Causes Accidents

Sleepiness Causes accidents is as much true as accidents occur on streets and Roads. Sleep loss is a very big safety hazard as it generates more options than a drunk driver to become a cause for an accident. Sleepiness doesnt allow you to control immediately (if required) on your body to control the situation. If you are under sleep and are on the way to work am sure you won’t be able to give your best in the office as compared to your normal conditions even if you spend an hour more to a particular work.

2. Sleep Loss Dumb You Down

If we talk about learning and thinking of something than there also Sleep plays a critical role. These daily processes functioned by our brain is also gets effected due to Lack of sleep.

In this state you will not be able to pay attention, alertness, concentration, reasoning, and problem solving which makes it more difficult to learn efficiently.

Whenever we learn something new it takes a whole night sleep for brain to memorize it for long or ever, but If we don’t get enough sleep, we won’t be able to remember what we learned and experienced during the day.

3. Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

Sleep disorders and chronic sleep loss can put you at risk for:

  • Heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes

According to some estimates, 90% of people with insomnia — a sleep disorder characterized by trouble falling and staying asleep — also have another health condition.

4. Lack of Sleep also affects our personal life

Sleep specialists say that sleep-deprived men and women report lower libidos and less interest in physical relationship. Depleted energy, sleepiness, and increased tension may be largely to blame.

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism in 2002 suggests that many men with sleep apnea also have low testosterone levels. In the study, nearly half of the men who suffered from severe sleep apnea also secreted abnormally low levels of testosterone during the night.

5. Sleepiness Is Depressing

Depression a major issue now-a-days most of the people facing this problem have a generating factor of sleep and sleep disorders which contributes to the symptoms of depression. This may be due to lack of sleep a sleep less than 6hours daily.

The most common sleep disorder, insomnia, has the strongest link to depression. In fact, insomnia is often one of the first symptoms of depression. Insomnia and depression feed on each other.

Sleep loss often aggravates the symptoms of depression, and depression can make it more difficult to fall asleep. On the positive side, treating sleep problems can help depression and its symptoms, and vice versa.

6. Lack of Sleep Ages Your Skin

Most people have experienced sallow skin and puffy eyes after a few nights of missed sleep. But it turns out that chronic sleep loss can lead to lackluster skin, fine lines, and dark circles under the eyes.

When you don’t get enough sleep, your body releases more of the stress hormone cortisol. In excess amounts, cortisol can break down skin collagen, the protein that keeps skin smooth and elastic.

Sleep also helps in releasing human growth hormones but due to Sleep loss it causes the body to release too little human growth hormone which is not a good sign as human growth hormone promotes growth. As we age, it helps increase muscle mass, thicken skin, and strengthen bones.

7. Sleepiness Makes You Forgetful

Trying to keep your memory sharp? Try getting plenty of sleep.

In consideration with the 1st point it is also clear that we starts forgetting things we had in our mind from a long period but unfortunately is not for a long period due to sleepiness problem.

In 2009, American and French researchers determined that brain events called “sharp wave ripples” are responsible for consolidating memory. The ripples also transfer learned information from the hippocampus to the neocortex of the brain, where long-term memories are stored. Sharp wave ripples occur mostly during the deepest levels of sleep.

8. Losing Sleep Can Make You Gain Weight

In context to this article we can also state for a reason in increase of body weight due to lesser sleep which is required. When it comes to body weight, it may be that if you snooze, you lose. Or else if you are awake for a longer period of time it is clear that you’ll have food more than desired.

Not only does sleep loss appear to stimulate appetite. It also stimulates cravings for high-fat, high-carbohydrate foods. Ongoing studies are considering whether adequate sleep should be a standard part of weight loss programs.

9. Lack of Sleep May Increase Risk of Death

In consideration to the above mentioned points, as we read that lesser sleep can cause accidents, heart problems, depression, disturbance in personal life are many reasons to cause death and may become worst.

10. Sleep Loss Impairs Judgment, Especially About Sleep

Sleep-deprived people seem to be especially prone to poor judgment when it comes to assessing what lack of sleep is doing to them. In our increasingly fast-paced world, functioning on less sleep has become a kind of badge of honor. But sleep specialists say if you think you’re doing fine on less sleep, you’re probably wrong. And if you work in a profession where it’s important to be able to judge your level of functioning, this can be a big problem.

Cared By,

Himanshu Goel