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Sleep or Die

SLEEP ORDIE NOT GETTING THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SLEEP EACH NIGHT CAN HAVE SERIOUS HEALTH RISKS AND CAN LEAVE LONG-LASTING EFFECTS ON YOUR BODY AND MIND. IHEALTH RISKS OF NOT SLEEPING THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNT; IMPROVES HEALTH AND 7-9 HRS DAILY ALERTNESS THE AVERAGE AMOUNT THAT AMERICAN ADULTS SLEEP 5-7 HRS 12 EACH NIGHT PUTS YOU AT HIGH RISK FOR A NUMBER OF HEALTH 0-5 HRS PROBLEMS: 3- 2.5X HIGHER RISK FOR DIABETES 45% HIGHER RISK FOR HEART ATTACK 12% HIGHER RISK OF DEATH UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IINSOMNIA ON THE BRAINI LACK OF SLEEP CAUSES PARTS OF YOUR BRAIN TO SLOW OR SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY. PARIETAL LOBE FRONTAL LOBE MATH & LOGIC CREATIVE THINKING EFFECT: SLOWER THOUGHT PROCESSES EFFECT: LACK OF IMAGINATION OR AND DIFFICULTY FORMING LOGICAL ORIGINALITY, LACK OF FOCUS, STUTTERING, CONCLUSIONS TO PROBLEMS USE OF CLICHÉS IN SPEECH NEOCORTEX PREFONTAL CORTEX MEMORY/LEARNING JUDGMENT AND VISUALS DIFFICULTY LEARNING NEW TASKS EFFECT: BLURRED VISION AND AND MAKING NOVEL CONNECTIONS HALLUCINATIONS TEMPORAL LOBE LANGUAGE EFFECT: SLURRED SPEECH IYOUR BODY WITHOUT SLEEP INCREASED HUNGER FOR SALTY, FATTY FOODS. LACK OF SLEEP ACTIVATES YOUR BODY'S SNS SYSTEM (FIGHT OR FLIGHT RESPONSE) CAUSING IT TO STORE FAT RESERVES AND RELEASE HORMONES THAT KEEP YOU FROM WINDING DOWN AT NIGHT. > LESS THAN 7 HOURS OF SLEEP = WEIGHT GAIN REDUCED LEPTIN PRODUCTION = INCREASED APPETITE DRIVING ON FUMES. IN DRIVING TESTS, ADULTS WHO HAD BEEN AWAKE FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME PERFORMED ON PAR WITH DRIVERS WHO HAD CONSUMED ALCOHOL. > 17-19 HRS WITHOUT SLEEP = .05 BAL 21 HRS WITHOUT SLEEP = .08 BAL-LEGALLY DRUNK THOW TO GET BETTER SLEEP ESTABLISHING A REGULAR NIGHTLY PATTERN WILL HELP YOU GET BETTER SLEEP AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH. RECOMMENDED 7 HRS OF SLEEP 60 MIN WINDOW 12 AM ESTABLISH NATURAL RHYTHMS GO TO BED AND WAKE UP WITHIN THE SAME 60 MIN. WINDOWS EVERYDAY TO ESTABLISH NATURAL CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS. 60 MINS BEFORE BED 6 PM 6 AM TURN OFF DISTRACTIONS TURN OFF THE TV AND COMPUTER, TURN DOWN THE LIGHTS AND LISTEN TO SOOTHING MUSIC OR READ A BOOK FOR PLEASURE. 90 MINS BEFORE BED 12 PM TAKE A BATH HEATING UP YOUR BODY FOLLOWED BY SLOW COOLING CAUSES RELAXATION AND DROWSINESS. NO STIMULANTS TURN OFF YOUR BRAIN LOSE WEIGHT EVEN IF YOU CAN FALL ASLEEP AFTER DRINKING A STAY AWAY FROM WORK-RELATED ACTIVITIES, NOT ONLY DO RATES OF OBESITY INCREASE WITH LESS RED BULL, STIMULANTS INTERFERE WITH EXERCISE, OR ENTERTAINMENT THAT OVEREXCITES SLEEP, SO DOES THE RISK FOR ADVERSE SIDE-EFFECTS MELATONIN PRODUCTION, WHICH RESULTS IN LOW YOUR BRAIN, LIKE HORROR MOVIES, FOR AN HOUR LIKE SLEEP APNEA AND HYPERTENSION. QUALITY SLEEP AND MORNING SLUGGISHNESS. BEFORE BEDTIME. THERE IS NO RECORD OF ANYONE EVER DYING FROM LACK OF SLEEP... EVENTUALLY THEY JUST PASSED OUT. HOWEVER, LACK OF SLEEP CAN MAKE YOU UNHEALTHY IN A NUMBER OF WAYS THAT WILL LEAD TO YOUR EARLY DEMISE.

Sleep or Die

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A graphic explaining the health benefits of sleep - and how it can effect your everyday life and your lifespan.

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