9 Harmful Effects of Sleep Deprivation


Introduction – Sleep deprivation is also called as sleeplessness or sleep insufficiency and is the condition when not having insufficient sleep that can be either acute or chronic. It is a very common disease and harmful effects on our health. It is that state If you not having sufficient sleep is either acute or chronic.

In acute sleep deprivation, if a person sleeps for a short time.   In chronic conditions, it causes sleepiness, loss or gain in weight, clumsiness, fatigue, and daytime sleepiness. It can also harmful to the brain and function of cognitive.

Harmful effects of sleep deprivation

There are several negative effects of sleep deprivation on our health are as given below –

  1. Weakens Immune system – Immune system produces protective or infection-fighting substances such as cytokines and antibodies to prevent foreign invaders like viruses and bacterial. Cytokines also help your immune system more efficiently to protect against…

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