Many college students and individuals are suffering from a health problem that can be more detrimental to their health than some forms of cancer. What is it? Sleep Deprivation.
People are losing sleep daily, in such a fashion that most have trouble staying awake during work, driving, or even in class.
Sleep deprivation is a serious medical situation that can harm your everyday life. Today I’m going to explain what sleep deprivation is, causes for the problem, how to remedy the problem, and how to test yourself to see if you suffer from sleep deprivation.
I. What is Sleep Deprivation?
A. Sleep Deprivation (CancerWEB’s Online Medical Dictionary) – the condition of being deprived of sleep either under experiment or under real life conditions, as distinguished from being unable to sleep. Sleep Deprivation can even effect acne development, and cause bad hair days.
B. The Cold was thought to be one of the greatest inflictions among Americans, when it is actually drowsiness. (Stedman, “Tired of being, Tired”)
1. 40 percent of American adults admit that their work suffers when they are sleepy.
2. Even more so, College students suffer more than anyone with odd hours and periodic naps during the day.
In essence, Sleep deprivation is the simple lack of the required amount of sleep in order to fully function the following day.
This lack has to be caused by something, but what?
II. What aids in the accumulation of Sleep debt (Sleep Deprivation). (Good Housekeeping)
A. Sleep Life is a factor
1. Disrupting associations with the bed and bedroom, diet troubles, and...