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5 Things Everyone Knows About Sleep Deprivation That You Don't

Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to stay active and lead a healthy life. You may experience health issues if you are sleep deprived. Listed below are three things you must know about sleep loss.
Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
According to a study published in The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, your metabolic function may get affected if you get exposed to light during sleep at night.  Even a single night of light exposure affects your insulin resistance- a precursor to Type 2 diabetes.
Risk of Alzheimer's disease
According to National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism losing even one night of sleep leads to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid. It is a protein in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The beta-amyloid proteins clump together to form amyloid plaques. These plaques are a hallmark of the disease.
Risk of Accidents
A research study says that sleep loss either due to sleep apnea or sleep deficiency is linked to motor vehicle accidents. The researchers say t…