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Sleep Deprivation Effects

Studies Show Sleep Deprivation Performance Is Similar to Being Under the Influence of Alcohol

Lissette Calveiro | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Lissette Calveiro

These findings reinforce evidence that the adverse effects of sleep deprivation are an important factor in performance of speed and accuracy needed for safety -- this includes driving.

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Don't Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Sleep doesn't just feel good, it's a life-saving, necessary human function. Our bodies don't operate normally when we're sleep deprived. Research show...

This Is Your Body On Sleep Deprivation

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Missing out on sleep won't just leave you groggy the next day. Over time, sleep deprivation can start to mess with nearly every system in your body, which can put your health and well-being at risk.

11 Things That Happen If You Don't Get Enough Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

We don't have to tell you that you're likely to feel pretty grumpy after a night of too little sleep. But there are a handful of very real physical...

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Fiona Childs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

The effect of Daylight Saving Time clearly indicates that sleep is not a luxury, but rather a necessity impacting our physical health, brain function and safety.

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You're Sleep Deprived

Irene Ross | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

The CDC refers to sleep deprivation as a "public health epidemic," and I completely agree. Sleep affects every system in the body, and each one must function efficiently in order to achieve optimum health.

Here's Yet Another Important Reason To Get Enough Shut-Eye

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty

For years, studies have showed that a lack of sleep impacts memory and cognitive performance. Now here's another good reason to get enough sleep: s...

Are You Too Sleepy To Enjoy Life To The Fullest?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Simcha Whitehill for More than half of YouBeauty readers confessed to having trouble staying awake while driving, eating meals or ...

8 Scary Effects Of Getting Too Little Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Feeling groggy or sluggish may actually be the least of your concerns.

How To Recover After A Sleepless Night

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. According to the American Insomnia Study, about 23 percent of American workers ...

Why Our Society Glorifies Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This year's winner finished in eight days and eight hours, and averaged 400 miles of riding per day. How did he accomplish this? He essentially gave up sleep for the duration of the race.

4 Things Not To Do For A Good Night's Sleep (VIDEO)

Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

“You need to get a good night’s sleep,” is a mantra we’ve all heard countless times for years. Unfortunately though, it seems that as a collec...