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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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How to Break the Sleep Deprivation Cycle

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is the Sleep Deprivation Cycle

The sleep deprivation cycle is the cycle that many of us struggle with chronically – being sleep deprived for days followed by sleep binging, which leads to staying up later and being sleep deprived again. It’s a self-perpetuating cycle. Does it sound familiar? Are you always wasting your weekend catching up on sleep?

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Car Accidents Caused by Drowsy Driving

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 19, 2019 10:41:30 PM

One of the greatest risks of having an untreated sleep disorder is the prospect of getting into a car crash while fatigued. Many individuals who have sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, or restless leg syndrome experience bouts of drowsy driving. In fact, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that drowsy driving is related to more than 1,500 deaths per year and at least 100,000 motor-vehicle crashes.

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How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 12, 2018 12:18:34 PM

 

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The Top 7 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 7, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Most people don’t get enough sleep. We are a society that burns the candle at both ends, a nation where people stay up all night to study, work, or have fun. However, going without adequate sleep carries with it both short- and long-term consequences.

 

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