Disorders)

Disorders) - J. Michael Lindle Have you ever been sleep...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Have you ever been sleep deprived? Did you know that sleep deprivation can lead to developed and acquired sleeping disorders?!? Sleep Deprivation, the short term effects: Decreased Performance and Alertness- If you reduce your nightly sleep by 1-1.5 hours can deduct from your alertness during the day by 32% Memory and Cognitive Impairment- Once your alertness is decreased, your ability to remember is impaired. Potential Stress within Relationships- Tends to make the subject more irritable and more difficult to manage. Poor Quality of Life- You may not have enough energy to do the acitivities that you love doing, such as playing sports, or cooking dinner. Automobile Injury- 100,000 automobile collisions are the result of sleep deprived drivers, every year. Sleep Deprivation puts you at risk in the long run: High Blood Pressure Heart attack Heart failure Stroke Obesity Psychiatric problems , including depression and other mood disorders Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Mental impairment
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UW 1020-31 taught by Professor Pamelapresser during the Fall '11 term at GWU.

Page1 / 2

Disorders) - J. Michael Lindle Have you ever been sleep...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online