Sleep deprivation is common in modern-day societies. It’s not unusual for people to dismiss the importance of sleep, replacing it for getting things done before they go to sleep.
There is a notion that giving up sleep means you’re “hardworking,” and this would seem pretty sensible considering the fact that sleep is one of the most sedentary things one can do. What most people fail to realize is the negative effect a lack of sleep has on the body. (more…)