The Importance Of Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep deprivation is a term used to describe a state caused by lack of sleep. Sleep is where humans undergo a state of unconsciousness. It has become a very big part in our lives. Sleep is essential to surviving this world. It is important as water and food and without it we cannot function properly. Study shows that when a person lacks sleep, concentration, memory, coordination and mood suffer. Studies reveal how chemical and brain cells work together to govern sleep and the different changes that takes place in the brain when a person is sleep deprived. Enough sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, and it can benefit the heart, weight and mind. Lack of sleep is dangerous as being drunk and being high. A fatigued sleepy person is prone…show more content…
We would all agree the Medical Technology is one of the hardest courses offered in Silliman University. Most of the first year students in Medical Technology suffer a sleep deprivation due to numerous tests, a lot of assignments and activities to be passed within a week. Sometimes weekends are used up to fulfill any missed activities. We, Medical Technology students are really lack of sleep every day. That’s why poor academic performance…show more content…
This would be mainly because too much sleepiness would cause tiredness. 63% of students we conducted a survey on said that they feel unmotivated to study if they lacked sleep. Low motivation would be a major cause of low grades and scores. This would lead to a poor academic performance

There are many bad things that can affect you health. if you lack sleep. When you are sleep deprived you are most likely to suffer depression and you can inherit different kinds of diseases like chronic heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Avoiding sleep deprivation is a struggle. None of us college students especially Medical Technology students can avoid not sleeping late and not sleeping less. One can avoid sleep deprivation when one studies ahead and will not pull an all-nighter. Time management is the key. There are also many ways to do when one experiences insomnia, also a major cause of sleep deprivation is falling asleep late.

There are many alternatives of students who cannot sleep at night and to avoid sleep deprivation they : Drink tea, listen to music, read books, watch movies and drink milk. These are small ways to fall asleep faster and to prevent lack of

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