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A 34-year-old member asked:

How bad is lack of sleep?

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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 39 years experience
Poor health: It will lead to poor performance and an increased risk of getting sick. Sleep is needed to allow our bodies to replenish itself from the daily activities of life.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can lack of sleep be bad for my anemia?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
More tired: Lack of sleep will not affect your anemia- it will not do anything with the level of your hemoglobin. Lack of sleep, however, will make you more tired-especially if you already feel tired to beign with because of your anemia.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Why is lack of sleep really bad for your health?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sleep Deprivation: Short term effects can include feeling tired, irritability, decreased attention & forgetfulness. It can impact one's immune system & mental health. Over time it can contribute to increased blood pressure, heart disease, stress & mental health illnesses.
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I'm lack of sleep?

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