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How does sleep directly influence a person's health?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Sleep deprivation: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis.

Answered 5/17/2015

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