Sleep or Eat Me

Submitted by ub on Sat, 05/27/2017 - 20:01

Get plenty of rest, or eat me, our brains will warn us. Sleep deprivation can lead to higher risk of chronic health problems like high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Also, the human brain begins to eat itself when we continually loose sleep.

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According to researchers, one night without enough sleep can cause elevated blood pressure all through the next day. Some of the most serious potential problems associated with chronic sleep deprivation are diabetes, and links a lack of sleep to an increase of the stress hormone cortisol in the body.
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