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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What it’s Like to Experience Chronic Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 7, 2020 8:14:58 AM

What is Sleep Deprivation?

Sleep deprivation is exactly what it sound like: you are deprived of sleep. 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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Symptoms of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 3, 2020 9:17:03 AM

What is Chronic Sleep Deprivation?

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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Consequences of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

What is Chronic Sleep Deprivation

Chronic sleep deprivation is frustrating, and even debilitating. It involves long periods - weeks or months - of less than adequate sleep. Chronic sleep deprivation can take a toll on one’s body, mind, and life. If you have been living with chronic sleep deprivation, you likely hardly need to be told this. The important questions are, what are the consequences of untreated sleep deprivation, and what can you do about it?

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Most Common Causes of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 18, 2019 8:49:09 AM

Are You Sleeping Enough?

How has your sleep been the past few days, weeks, and months? If it’s like most people, you are not getting the right amount of sleep you need every day – about 7 hours or more (for adults) depending on your unique needs. There are many potential reasons why you aren’t getting enough sleep, which we outline below. Identifying the cause or causes of your sleep deprivation is the most critical step in getting back to healthy sleeping.

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Overview of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 12, 2019 7:10:56 AM

What is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is exactly what it sound like: when you are deprived of sleep. Sleep deprivation can be long term, “chronic” sleep deficiency. It can be short-term, “acute” sleep deficiency. Regardless of whether you have acute or chronic sleep deprivation, it can make life miserable for yourself, and those around you. Ask yourself, did you get enough sleep this week?

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Sleep Disorders that Cause Chronic Fatigue

Posted by Tyler Britton on Aug 6, 2019 1:14:45 PM

Chronic Fatigue Troubles

Chronic fatigue will ruin your quality of life. If you are currently dealing with chronic fatigue, this point hardly needs more attention. The real question for people who deal with chronic fatigue is: why?

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Why Chronic Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Depression

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 29, 2019 8:35:11 AM

What is Clinical Depression

Clinical depression is a mood disorder that causes you to feel helpless, apathetic to your life and outcomes, hopeless, numb, or sad, among other things. It can make it hard to get out bed in the morning, feel excited about things that are happening in your life, or cause you to distance yourself from friends and loved ones.

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Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 23, 2019 10:22:26 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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