The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

955 WordsFeb 26, 20184 Pages
For the introduction, I will prove that the loss of sleep can danger the body and decrease the rate of a person’s reaction timing. Everybody wishes they could stay in bed all day, but that is not possible. We have responsibilities we have to do such as work or school. In that case, getting enough rest is the number one thing everyone should be worried about. From my own experience, I have lost several hours of sleep due to studying, working, and personal issues that occur. These occurrences are quite frequent in the lives of others too, which makes it some of the reasons to why most people cannot get enough rest during the day. Although it seems like sleeping takes too much time, it soothes the brain from slowly breaking down. Sleep deprivation is dangerous to the body and it can increase a person’s risk of creating an accident. Through the lack of sleep, a person can reduce the brain’s energy and lose all intelligence in the current situation. Motor skills will be mostly affected along with memory. The brain is what allows the body to move and use logical thinking skills. Getting the right amount of sleep is important to the functioning of the brain. The brain needs to be energized for the rest of the day, so a person can perform their tasks. Without a good night rest, which is up to seven to eight hours of sleep, a person will suffer from being sleep deprived. Throughout this argument, I will convince several people that getting sleep is part of a person’s health, thought
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