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Lack Of Sleep Fever
Fever: The first step is to get some sleep. Fever may be due to a virus or infection. Lack of sleep can cause a decrease in your immune system and leave you vulnerable to illness. In addition to sleep, make sure that you maintain a healthy balanced diet. If the fever persists, then see your medical doctor. ...Read more
Can lack of sleep make me sick? I have a 7 month old so the past 7 months I haven't slept much at all. Started feeling really sick, flu like symptoms.
Headache, neck pain, ear pain, flu, sometime sight blur for more than 4 days. Is it lack of sleep? Or a disease? Feeling worse. Help me to overcome it.
Recurrent headache: This may be related to missing sleep, missing meals, having a concurrent "bug". The associated neck and ear pain suggests possible neck muscles, ear, or jaw problems. The fact that it is getting worse suggests medical evaluation and clarification of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Sleep can be difficult. Here are some links you may find helpful
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Yes.: Sleep deprivation is common tactic for breaking prisoners of war. After day or two of no sleep you may start feeling very poorly and hallucinate, judgement goes on holiday and coordination suffers. Some believe that chronic sleep deprivation leads to decreased longevity and increased susceptibility to a variety of ailments, but I do not know if this has been validated. Lots of confounders. ...Read more
Yes: Lack of sleep can affect many bodily functions and may increase the stress on the body which, in turn may increase the sensation of pain. Getting a good nights sleep as well as moderate activity during the day can help decrease pain. However, sleeping too much, may make symptoms worse. Most people require on average 7-8 hours of sleep per night. ...Read more
Were to start...: Weight gain, fatigue, memory changes, depression, some firms of anxiety, mood disorders, excess Insulin and Adrenalin secretion, sexual dysfunction, rage tendencies, increase risk for accidental injuries, heart attacks, strokes, loss of job productivity. Should I say more? Sleep is critical for good physical, mental and emotional health. ...Read more
Yes: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released and in children provides one of the most potented hormones that naturally helps the body to grow and develop. This is why infants require so much sleep. ...Read more
No, you need sleep: Your body needs a certain amount of sleep to function optimally. This amount varies from person to person but it falls between 7 hours and 9 hours in most people. Less than 6.5 hours of sleep per night is sleep deprivation and can have negative effects on your health. Your body does not adapt to sleep deprivation. ...Read more
See sleep specialist: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can not only be dangerous to our body (high blood pressure, depression, anxiety) but to others. A leading cause of fatal car accidents is falling asleep at the wheel. Your body is telling you that you need help. ...Read more
Lack of sleep: The fact is a good night's sleep is essential for health. However, less sleep can increase hyperactivity, impulsivity and to lower cognitive performance. Lack of sleep also can affect hormones and growth. Following good sleep hygiene will help you to achieve 7-8 hours of healthy sleep. Hope it helps. ...Read more
See a doctor: Some people need more sleep than others, but not enough sleep for anyone can be detrimental to one's health. Irritability, lack of focus, accidents, heart problems, lack of sex drive, weight gain, forgetfulness among many symptoms. If you suffer from lack of sleep, see your doctor whom may suggest a sleep study and a sleep specialist. ...Read more