Sometimes we sacrifice our sleep to get our work done as if we think missing some sleep hours won’t make any difference, which is not true. Sleeping is a precious and important part of our routine, If you’re feeling unexplainably tired or angry it’s most likely because you were trying hard to get to sleep but couldn’t. Not getting enough sleep for 1 or 2 days will not only affect your mood but can also have some long-term effects. Sleep Deprivation not only effects your mental health but physically you may also notice some changes in yourself.
Causes of Sleep Deprivation
Reducing your sleep time or lack of quality sleep is the biggest cause of sleep deprivation. And if you’re not getting 7 hours sleep regularly this will leads to affect your entire body. This can also be the result of underlying sleep disorder. Sleep is as much important as getting oxygen or food. Because when you’re sleeping your body restores all the chemical changes and starting to heal itself. And when you’re not getting enough sleep your body and brain will not collaborate and also result to low your quality of life.
Some people think caffeine will recover the sleepiness or fatigue you’re having because you just pushed your body more than enough. But it’s not true. These methods will make your body resistant and makes it difficult for you to fall asleep.
Central Nervous System
The mainframe of human body is central nervous system which will not work properly if your body is not getting enough sleep. Because when there is any update in your computer or mobile the device restarts to function properly, similarly when you’re sleeping your central nervous system boosts itself and ready to work again for the next day.
As we all know immunity is the shield for human body to protect against infection or to fight with many diseases. While you’re sleeping immune system is busy building up forces to fight with any invader and if you’re not having enough sleep your body is not going to fight against invaders or in other words it will take a long time to recover from any kind of disease.
You’re sleeping and suddenly wakes up because of breathing disorder which is known as OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) which results in sleep deprivation and also makes your body vulnerable to fight against common cold and flu. In chronic conditions it leads to lung illness.
As we all know that eating more and no exercise can lead to gain weight, as well as not getting enough sleep is also lines you up for obesity and overweight. Because lack of sleep makes your brain think tired all day and you don’t have energy to go for a workout or even a walk.