Posts Tagged ‘effects of poor sleep’
Consequences of Sleep Deprivation
Most people know that sleep is important, but not everyone understands just how dangerous sleep deprivation can be. Sleep (just like water, food, and air) is a necessity for all humans. While you sleep, your body is hard at work, restoring, strengthening and rejuvenating itself. Researchers suggest that the average amount of sleep needed to […]Read More
What Causes Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Really?
If you find excessive daytime sleepiness interfering with your daily activities several times per month or even a few times per week, you’re not alone. Nearly half of us say that excessive daytime sleepiness, or EDS, causes us problems a few times a month, and one fifth admit that it happens several days a week. […]
Secondhand Snoring: The Toll Snoring Takes on Relationships
Sleep should make you feel refreshed and rested, not groggy and craving more sleep. However, if you’re one of the many people who snores — or who has a snoring bed partner — then sleep may not be making you feel as good as it should. The causes of snoring are sometimes temporary, but in […]
Does Poor Sleep Lead to Dementia?
It is a well-known fact that sleep deprivation has many negative health consequences. Anyone who has experienced a poor night’s sleep – or perhaps a night of no sleep at all – has likely endured some unpleasant side effects. A lack of sleep can noticeably impact a person’s ability to concentrate, impairing memory and cognitive […]