The Consequences Of Sleep Deprivation

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We can describe sleeping as a loss of awareness about what's happening around us. Our brain never sleeps, it still continues to function, although the brainwave rhythms are altered and gradually slow as we approach the deeper stages of sleep. Lack of sleep occurs when we do not sleep as much as we should. Although the need for sleep varies from person to person, an adult needs 7-9 hours of sleep per night, but some people need significantly less. Children and teens need more sleep than adults. If you feel like you're full of energy and you don't feel sleepy during the day, then you probably sleep enough. There are many consequences of sleep deprivation and some of them are quite worrisome. 1. The next night you'll urinate more Sleep deprivation causes men to produce more urine than women. This means that the chances are that you'll have your sleep disturbed the next night. During the day, you can experience a frequent urinary but at night, urine production decreases, allowing us to have uninterrupted sleep. Regulation of urine output during…show more content…
Observers were supposed to view a photos of participants who didn't sleep for 31 hours, with a photos of the same participants after normal sleep. Observers didn't know which photos they're viewing, and they were watching them randomly. In the first study, observers rated sleepy people as less attractive, and in the second, sleep deprived people were rated as more sad. The study concluded that people with sleep deprivation physically look like they are less healthy, less attractive and more tired. Compared with the normal cycle of sleep, perception of health and attractiveness of sleep-deprived people reduced by an average of 6 %, and the perception of fatigue increased by 19
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