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Sleep deprivation may be making you unpopular and lonely

Other Consequences of Lack Of Sleep

  • Lack of sleep can result in a feeling that our space is being invaded, leading to us distancing ourselves from others, physically.
  • The region of the brain which is responsible for compassion and sociability is less active in those with sleep deprivation.
  • Other people perceive those with sleep deprivation as socially 'repulsive' and surprisingly start to show the same symptoms if they deal with them for a while.

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Sleep deprivation may be making you unpopular and lonely

Sleep deprivation may be making you unpopular and lonely

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Loneliness

Studies show that lack of sleep can lead to unfriendly and reclusive behavior, and has the same impact on the people around you. As a result, unslept people are lonelier.

Other Consequences of Lack Of Sleep

  • Lack of sleep can result in a feeling that our space is being invaded, leading to us distancing ourselves from others, physically.
  • The region of the brain which is responsible for compassion and sociability is less active in those with sleep deprivation.
  • Other people perceive those with sleep deprivation as socially 'repulsive' and surprisingly start to show the same symptoms if they deal with them for a while.

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The Science of Sleep

The average adult spends 36 % (or about one-third) of his or her life asleep.

Purpose of Sleep:

  • Restoration
  • Memory Consolidation
  • Metabolic Health
Restoration

The first purpose of sleep is restoration.

Every day, your brain accumulates metabolic waste as it goes about its normal neural activities. Sleeping restores the brains healthy condition by removing these waste products. Accumulation of these waste products has been linked to many brain-related disorders.

Memory Consolidation

The second purpose of sleep is memory consolidation.

Sleep is crucial for memory consolidation, which is responsible for your long term memories. Insufficient or fragmented sleep can hamper your ability to remember facts and feelings/emotions.

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Sleep more

Sleeping can help us fight anxiety.

We are less worried or anxious after a good night's sleep, as compared to no sleep or even disturbed sleep.

NREM and REM Sleep

REM, the Rapid Eye Movement stage of sleep happens when our eyes are moving fast; we are said to be dreaming in that stage.

NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) is the stage of sleep when we are in deep sleep and are not moving. In this stage, our brain is able to clear toxins and consolidate memories.

The deepest part of sleep
Slow-Wave stage of NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) sleep is the deepest phase of sleep.
This stage, which repairs and restores the brain, readies you for the next day, fully awake and functioning at an optimal level.
Slow-wave sleep (deep sleep) – SWS

About 80% of our sleeping is of the SWS variety, identified by slow brain waves, relaxed muscles and deep breathing.

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Rapid eye movement (dreaming) - REM

Dreaming accounts for 20% of our sleeping time.

The length of dreams can vary from a few seconds to almost an hour. During REM sleep, the brain is highly active. The muscles are paralyzed, and the heart rate increases. Breathing can become erratic. 

Sleep quantity

Although eight hours is the common mention, optimum sleep can vary from person to person and from age to age.

One review that worked through 320 research articles concluded 7 - 9 hours of sleep are enough for adults. According to experts, too little or too much sleep can both have a negative impact on your health.

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