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The 5 Worst Things About Chronic Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM

What Chronic Sleep Deprivation Is

Chronic sleep deprivation is sleep deprivation over a long period of time. It can have catastrophic effects on health and performance in all areas of life, and should be taken very seriously. Sleep deprivation is caused by – you guessed it – not getting enough sleep. “Enough sleep” will be different for different ages and individuals, but the point is, if you aren’t getting the sleep you need you will become sleep deprived. Are you getting enough sleep?

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5 Ways Chronic Sleep Deprivation Ruins Your Life

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Sleep Is Integral to Living a Good Life

It hardly needs to be said that living with chronic sleep deprivation can make everyday feel like a struggle. You’ve felt exhausted before – you may feel exhausted right now – and you know how hard it is to function well when you are feeling so tired. Feeling periodic exhaustion gives an insight into what chronic sleep deprivation can be like.

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How to Tell When It’s More Than Just Sleep Deprivation - Narcolepsy

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by a frequent and sometimes uncontrollable desire for sleep. This can result into sudden lapses into sleep at any time, any place. The result is that normal patterns and rhythms of sleeping become abnormal. For example, someone suffering from narcolepsy may end up sleeping several times during the day and then having trouble sleeping at night.

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5 Easy Ways to See if You May Be Sleep Deprived

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

It may seem like identifying sleep deprivation would be obvious, or that the only symptom of lack of sleep is being tired. This list is intended to help you take measured stock of some of the most common symptoms of sleep deprivation, to help you identify whether or not you may be operating at a suboptimal level due to chronic sleep deprivation.

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Does Binge Sleeping Actually Help Sleep Deprivation?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What is Binge Sleeping?

Here’s a common scenario. During the week you stay up late reading, watching TV, working, or doing things on your computer. You get up early for work, maybe only getting about five hours of sleep. After all, you can “make up” this sleep on the weekend.

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Am I Depressed or Just Sleep Deprived?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is the chronic condition of not receiving adequate sleep. Adequate sleep will differ from person to person, and change as we age. Most of us suffer from sleep deprivation because we either have trouble staying asleep, or getting to sleep. Does that sound familiar?

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Why Oversleeping Doesn’t Make Sleep Deprivation Better

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What is Oversleeping AKA Binge Sleeping?

Binge sleeping – the thing many of us do when we are suffering from sleep deprivation and want to quickly feel normal again. A common scenario that illustrates this: all week you stay up late on your computer, and then get up at normal time to go to work – maybe getting only 6 hours of sleep. Then on the weekend you sleep in an extra few hours each day, maybe even taking naps. This is the essence of binge sleeping – but it doesn’t work.

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How to Take Sleep Inventory to Combat Sleep

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is exactly what it sound like: you are deprived of sleep. If you have experienced sleep deprivation, you know how brutal it can be. Chronic sleep deprivation is when you are deprived for long periods of time – at least a month or more. This differs from acute sleep deprivation, that is short lived and often has a very specific cause. Chronic sleep deprivation will most certainly make life miserable for you, and can negatively impact those around you as well.

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The Right Way to Overcome Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 23, 2020 9:00:34 PM

Sleep Deprivation and Sleep Debt

When you don’t get enough sleep, you become sleep deprived. The different between how much sleep you have been getting and how much sleep you personally need is often called a “sleep debt.” The implication here is that over time, a “debt” forms where you need to “catch up” on sleep in order to not suffer from sleep deprivation any more. Unfortunately, overcoming sleep deprivation is not as simple as simply

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Why Oversleeping Doesn’t Make Sleep Deprivation Better

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 2, 2020 7:56:00 AM

What is Oversleeping AKA Binge Sleeping?

Binge sleeping – the thing many of us do when we are suffering from sleep deprivation and want to quickly feel normal again. A common scenario that illustrates this: all week you stay up late on your computer, and then get up at normal time to go to work – maybe getting only 6 hours of sleep. Then on the weekend you sleep in an extra few hours each day, maybe even taking naps. This is the essence of binge sleeping – but it doesn’t work.

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