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And Its Effects
Keep your auto insurance paid up. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one out of every 20 drivers reported unintentionally falling asleep while driving in a recent month.
Obviously, the potential downside for severe sleep deprivation–combined with boring radio play–is disastrous. But sleep deprivation hurts us in a myriad of other ways too–some more subtle than others. Lack of sleep can lead to the following problems:
The problem is widespread. Most of us need about 8 hours of sleep per 24-hour period. But more than 35 percent reported getting less than 7 hours per night. Nearly half of Americans reported snoring–a major indicator of sleep apnea, which can cause sleep deprivation.
Nearly 40 percent of Americans reported falling asleep unintentionally during the day, at least once during the previous month. And 4.7 percent report falling asleep while driving–a problem that the U.S. Department of Transportation estimates to cause 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths in traffic accidents each year.
Tips for Managing Sleep Issues
Severe, chronic sleep difficulty is a medical issue. If you are routinely getting too little sleep, and it affects your personal and professional life, talk to your doctor about your options. He or she may refer you to a sleep specialist.
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