The Importance Of Sleep Debt

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Sleep Debt Seven and a half to nine hours per night, does the average American really have that time to spare? About “35 percent of adults in the United States report less than seven hours of sleep during a typical 24 hour period,” said Michael Twery, a Di-rector of National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute(1). There are multiple reasons that our beauty sleep may get inter-rupted. Having too much on your mind, hormones getting out of control, empty stomach or even our beloved smartphones. Have you ever wondered what we’re really doing to our bodies when we go without the proper amount of shut eye? Normally if someone decides to get fewer hours less of sleep than they should; they’ll start…show more content…
There has been “experimental studies” stating “four hours of sleep loss” is the equivalent of the “impairment as a six pack,” Andrew M. Seaman, who did a study of Reuters Health in France (1). It is increasing the chances of getting into a serious car accident. So even if there are not as many huge advertisements as there are against not drinking and driving, you shouldn't get behind the wheel if you're sleepy either. Long term effects of staying awaking for excessive hours that occur multiple nights leads to more serious health issues. People assume it’s harmless to challenge the body with no sleep. People are wrong. The one and only extraordinary body we all have can develop depression, anxiety, severe sleep disorders and can even cause death. A few sleep disorders are insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and narcolep-sy. The most common sleep disorder is…show more content…
Unless you have a decent amount of time on your hands, it’s probably not always enough. Getting caught up in the daily rush of life can have even the most organized and healthiest person finding them-selves skipping a few crucial hours of down time. On occasion this is just how life is, but we must make an effort to get as many nights with the proper amount of sleep as we can. Sooner or later all those late nights will catch up with you and you'll be wish-ing you could go back and fit those extra hours in your schedule. Sleep is one of the most glorious and beneficial things you can do for yourself at no cost to you, let’s take advantage of
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