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How Can Sleep Deprivation Affect You?

How Can Sleep Deprivation Affect You?

Between modern technologies and the daily demands of life, it’s seemingly getting harder and harder to hit that golden number of 8 hours of sleep each night. Unfortunately, this new normal has lead many people to attempt to get by on just a few hours of sleep each night. While this strategy may work in the short term, you may be surprised to learn some of the ways that sleep deprivation may affect you. In this article, we will explore just a few of them.

As you become tired, you will likely have trouble keeping your train of thought and your speech may become slurred or disjointed. This occurs because the brain needs adequate sleep to regenerate and, without it, consequences will begin to make themselves known unless you take the time to recover. This could be as minor as appetite reduction or could extend all the way to depression or death. However, the longer this goes on the more severe the consequences will become.

Sleep deprivation can also play a direct role in facilitating weight gain because of the impact on hormone production. While hormones are a big part of being unable to lose weight in a state of sleep deprivation, added stress levels can also affect cortisol to make you crave carbs and quickly gain weight through bad eating habits. Unfortunately, this means that gaining weight quickly becomes a real concern if you aren’t giving your body and mind enough sleep to recover and regulate hormones each night.

If you are having trouble getting the right amount of sleep each night, it’s important to take the time to pinpoint the cause and take the appropriate steps to make a positive change. In the event your mattress is to blame, the experts at Sleep Station are here to ensure you have the support needed to get the recommended amount of sleep each night. Make your way into Sleep Station to find the right fit at the right price.

Why Choose Sleep Station?

Sleep Station is your source for name-brand closeout mattresses up to 75% off regular retail prices. Our commitment to providing the best sleep solutions remains unmatched. We invite you to stop by your nearest location in Memphis or Munford to find the perfect mattress for you!

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