Causes Of Lack Of Stress

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Stress and Lack of Sleep’s problems One in every three adults living in America suffers from sleep deprivation. That is 34% of all Americans. Stress and sleep deprivation are often considered the same thing despite their many differences. This unfortunately can result in people taking the wrong course of action when trying to cure themselves of whatever is weighing them down. While sleep deprivation and stress can cause delay in productivity, poorer performance, and are experienced by everyone at least once in their lifetime, they are in fact very different.

Sleep deprivation is one of the main causes of poorer performance, focusing problems, and a lack of creativity. It’s a well known fact that adults should get at the very least seven
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You are more susceptible to colds and other health problems when you are stressed. According to www.fdu.edu, stress can cause students to dropout of their school, or some of their classes. The “2010 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment” showed that more than 25% of students admitted to stress being one of the main causes for their lowered grades and dropped classes. Stress has been reported to cause mental illness such as anxiety, depression, and panic attacks. In extreme cases it’s been connected to post-traumatic stress disorder and other serious mental…show more content…
One factor that separates stress from a lack of sleep is how long they each last. Stress usually lasts for as long as there is a problem, and dies down when the conflict is resolved (of course, paranoia can remain for quite some time depending on the situation.) while sleep deprivation will usually last until you have established a healthy and consistent sleep schedule. Another thing to take into consideration when differentiating sleep deprivation from stress are the emotions experienced when under their influences. When you don’t get enough sleep, you tend to be more irritable or sad, sometimes even weak- minded. Stress however, is considered its own emotion as it is specific to anger on a specific topic when you are stressed, your main feelings are anger and/or hopelessness. The numbers between tiredness and stress also vary. A National Sleep Foundation poll held in 2006 showed that more than 87% of high school students get less than eight hours of

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