Death to humans is inevitable, sooner or later just a matter of time. In relation to health, one of the factors that hasten death are the physical and mental exhaustion from lack of sleep.
Sunday (19/12/2010), here are some of the deadly effects of sleep deprivation.
1. Traffic accidents
Traffic accidents is estimated that 100,000 traffic accidents occurred within a year because of drowsy drivers, 15,000 of whom took the death toll. The main drivers of drowsiness while driving is fatigue from lack of sleep.
2. Work accident
exhaustion from lack of sleep definitely affects performance in the workplace that could affect career development or even lose their jobs. Worse effects can occur when working with heavy equipment, because the risk is that accidents can cause death.
3. Irritability, depression and suicide
Sleep quality is also a prerequisite to be able to think clearly and relax. Lack of sleep can make someone angry and feel sad, which if allowed to drag on a while can cause depression or the effects of the worst suicide.
4. Obesity and heart attack
Unhealthy eating patterns is a major factor in triggering obesity, but also affect sleep patterns. Fatigue from lack of sleep can hamper leptin poduksi or appetite-suppressing hormone, so the size of uncontrolled eating. If weight loss was out of control, the risk of heart attack can happen anytime.
Various studies have shown sleep deprivation causes metabolic disorders food making it easier to raise blood sugar levels. Effects can be lethal, ranging from wounds difficult to heal until the failure of kidney function and heart attacks.
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