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    Did you know that lack of sleep is dangerous? Sleep deprivation‚ not having sufficient sleep‚ is dangerous to your health as well as it is to others. Sleep deprivation has physical effects to your body‚ mental effects on your brain and it can cause harm to those around you‚ not only yourself. It is important to get enough sleep to prevent sleep deprivation and all harm that comes with it. The physical effects caused by lack of sleep are no joke. “Lack of sleep is as dangerous as stress on

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    According to the National Sleep Foundation‚ sixty percent of Americans have sleep deprivation‚ an outcome of today’s advanced technology. Improvements of the technology and realization of the imaginations offer people more choices to expend their limited amount of time: for example‚ cell phones‚ which are among the greatest inventions in the twenty-first century‚ let people listen to music‚ take pictures‚ and even watch TV shows. Because of those innumerable entertainment options‚ they leave their

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    Sleep deprivation Sleep has an enormous effect on our daily life and health. A full night’s sleep is needed to perform well at work or school and maintain a healthy body. The old cliché of eight hours of sleep per night rings in everyone’s mind but is ignored by most. Age is the determining factor for how much sleep a person needs per night; different people require different amounts of rest a night. In today’s society people‚ go through days yawning‚ fighting to stay awake and indulging

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    Sleep Deprivation Among College Students Introduction A college student that wants to receive that good grade point average at the end of the semester does not always receive the recommended six to eight hours of sleep every night. Not only is sleep just something we need‚ it is a necessity and is needed to keep our bodies healthy. This‚ as a college student‚ is a very typical way to get through four years of school‚ a lack of rest and a lot of homework. As a college student‚ we tend to spend

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    Jason Cook Eng 101 11-1150am Do college students get enough sleep? College life is a time full of fun‚ friends‚ activities‚ classes‚ and homework. All of these activities however‚ add up to a busy life style. Being busy is not in itself harmful but when the busyness becomes so great that it turns into stress‚ that’s when problems start to arise. The formation of stress leads to many unhealthy trends‚ such as lack of sleep‚ loss of immunity to disease‚ and a change in personality traits. How

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    2013 Sleep Deprivation Effecting Lives? More people today have less access to sleep‚ than they did over a century ago. The question becomes‚ is the lack of sleep destroying lives? It would seem with access to a bed every night‚ people would have all the sleep they need. Yet‚ more students and hard working adults are barely making it to bed to get what is called “A full nights rest”. What are the reasons for this? Can‚ and should‚ the people be more aware what sleep deprivation could be responsible

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    Sleep deprivation is a huge problem amongst hundreds of thousands of teenagers across the country. The thousands of teenagers that roll out of bed around 6:30 in the morning‚ after a night filled with extra-curriculars‚ homework‚ and a huge amount of procrastination‚ that usually results in most teens going to bed past midnight. To myself‚ and my peers‚ sleep deprivation has been a major problem‚ and I have failed to perform to my highest abilities due to lack of sleep in the past. Like many other

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    Sleep deprivation has become a major problem with Americans. Over 100 million Americans today suffer from lack of sleep. This has been an ongoing problem throughout the centuries. People owe their bodies sleep and scientist are calling it a "Sleep debt". An average American owes their body at least thirty hours of sleep. This lack of sleep is as hazardous as drunk driving. One man caught sleep deprivation at it’s best. He pushed himself to the limits as much as possible. One day he went

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    iThe Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Individual Productivity Sleep is a basic necessity of life. The current 24-hour society‚ we use precious nighttime hours for daytime activities. In the past century‚ we have reduced the average sleep time by 20 percent and‚ in the past 25 years‚ added a month to the average annual work time (National Sleep Foundation‚ 1999). The sleep habits of society has changed but the bodies of individuals have not. Sleep problems have become a modern epidemic that

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    Sleep is one of the necessities of human life cycle. Working‚ studying or playing on a daily basis requires sleep. For some reason‚ we don’t want to sleep or could not sleep‚ and that is considered not alright. Sleep deprivation has its price to pay. Adults need at least 8 hours of sleep in order to stay healthy‚ focused and active. Here are the effects of sleep deprivation which can affect our body and also our surroundings. Our bodies give us plenty of signals when we’re tired. The number of accidents

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