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Doctor insights on: Lack Of Sleep And Farting

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Can lack of sleep increase b.P?

Can lack of sleep increase b.P?

YES: And so do Sleep apnea/ Stress/ anxiety/ coffee/ smoking/ being overweight and sedentary lifestyle as well as a diet high in sodium intake. ...Read more

Sleep Deprivation (Definition)

A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require ...Read more


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Can lack of sleep impair my eyesight?

Can lack of sleep impair my eyesight?

Not really: But when you are really tired you might get a little blurriness if doing close work or staring at computer screens all day. It's never good to be sleep deprived! ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to die from lack of sleep?

Would it be possible for someone to die from lack of sleep?

Yes: Sleep deprivation is a method of torture. Without sleep, your brain cannot recover some important chemicals necessary for life. But it really takes a lot of sleep deprivation to kill you in a biological sense. The most likely scenario is a car accident because of a delayed reaction time or even falling asleep at the wheel. 24 hours of not sleeping = illegal blood alcohol level for driving. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what are the causes of lack of sleep?

Would like to have explanation of what are the causes of lack of sleep?

Insomnia: Many. Secondary insomnia can be related to stimulant use such as caffeine/alcohol/nicotine/amphetamines. Withdrawal from sedatives such as opiates, antibiotics such as fluoroquinolone, hormonal such as menopause, pain, restless leg syndrome, stress, medical such as hyperthyroidism, brain lesion, sleep disorders, poor sleep hygiene such as noise, psychiatric such as ptsd or anxiety. ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause nausea?

Could lack of sleep cause nausea?

Yes: Physiologically, lack of sleep is able to cause the headache, lack of energy, and even depression. In addition, there are some other effects. You have to be care about your sleeping pattern since it is can cause serious effects. Those effects include the acute muscle pains, headaches, nausea, and dizziness. These are the most concrete effects which you can directly feel after two successive nights ...Read more

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Does lack of sleep cause cataracts?

Does lack of sleep cause cataracts?

No: There is no relation between the development of cataracts and sleep patterns. ...Read more

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Why do my eyelids hurt lack of sleep?

Why do my eyelids hurt lack of sleep?

Sleep deprivation: This can occur due to sleep deprivation.Just got done seeing another patient with this. ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause night terrors?

Could lack of sleep cause night terrors?

Sleep Deprivation: Can increase risk of having a night terror. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause vision distortion?

Can lack of sleep cause vision distortion?

Maybe: If you are exhausted it is possible to have blurry vision. Not really certain what you mean by distortion but it can be difficult to see normally, especially in the night with extreme sleep deprivation ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause my pupils to dilate?

Can lack of sleep cause my pupils to dilate?

Insomnia: Insomnia can cause a hyper arousable state with increased adrenaline which can cause pupillary dilation. ...Read more

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Does lack of sleep affect your immune system?

Does lack of sleep affect your immune system?

Yes: Any physical or emotional stress, if significant, can affect your immune system. This includes lack of sleep, anxiety, emotional distress, etc. If you are having difficulty sleeping, try 20-30 minutes of exercise a couple of hours before bed. Melatonin is also a safe otc supplement that helps some people adjust their day/night cycle. ...Read more

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Can a lack of sleep cause poor concentration?

Can a lack of sleep cause poor concentration?

Sleep deprivation: Definitely
people who sleep an average of less than 6 hours per night operate like someone legally drunk and the risk of accidents doubles. ...Read more

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Why do same say lack of sleep leads to obesity?

Why do same say lack of sleep leads to obesity?

Sleep and obesity.: Sleep deprivation has been linked to difficulty losing weight. And diabetes. And high blood pressure. And early death. Get enough sleep. Six to nine hours nightly. ...Read more

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Why does lack of sleep hurt your immune system?

Why does lack of sleep hurt your immune system?

Sleep and immunity: Sleep does play a big role with many systems in our body. It does not actually get weaker it is simply that if the body is tired, the defense systems within the body will not be as alert. ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Not unless,,,: ...it was also accompanied by clouded thinking in general, physical exhaustion, or some of other symptom of you not having gotten any or enough sleep. If this is an isolated symptom then, I wouldn't be quick to blame it on a simple lack of sleep which in your age group happens with regularity. See your doctor for more guidance especially if this interferes with your function. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as lack of sleep twitches?

Yes and: They have the very cool name "hypnogogig jerks", clonus a sign of upper motor neuron lesions like bain tumors and ms, can also be induced with profound fatigue and lack of sleep. It happened to me slamming on brakes after 36 hour call as an intern. ...Read more

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How can lack of sleep contribute to weight gain?

How can lack of sleep contribute to weight gain?

Opportunity: There are multiple ways. First, at night while watching tv and being bored, you're more likely to snack and take in extra calories. In addition, sleep triggers a hormone, leptin, that gives the feeling of satiety and decreased hunger. So getting less sleep makes you chronically more hungry. ...Read more

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Will lack of sleep cause a person to lose temper?

Will lack of sleep cause a person to lose temper?

Of course: Sleep is something to do with energy regeneration. Mild loss of energy in the limbic system of the brain causes it to become irritable. Since that part of the brain initiates our emotions they beome more easily evoked and exaggerated. High calorie malnutrition will do the same. I see it all the time, particularly in kids and I think that it is the cause of much troublre in our culture. ...Read more

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How does stress and lack of sleep make you overeat?

Complex biochem: Haven't figured out the details of biologic pathways (neural, hormonal) yet. Likely affects stress hormones, ghrelin, leptins, serotonin, dopamine, other brain and neurotransmitters. Nevertheless, lack of sleep assoc w/ simple sugar intake, xs calorie intake and weight gain. So is late-night shift work. Get rest, relax the mind (stress reduction techniques, meditation), exercise, mindful eating. ...Read more

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How can I get back double eyelids due to lack of sleep?

How can I get back double eyelids due to lack of sleep?

Lack of sleep: I would try cool compresses, artificial tears and getting adequate rest. ...Read more

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How does lack of sleep make you fat? What about stress?

How does lack of sleep make you fat? What about stress?

Hormonal changes: Lack of sleep increase level of hormone called ghrelin and decrease of leptin level in the body.
Stress and lack of sleep increase cortisol hormone in the body.
Affects moods negatively, eating behaviour and fat metabolism.
Regular good night sleep of 7-8 hours daily, relaxation, healthy diet, exercise are countering factors one may want to consider. ...Read more

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