Adverse Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Lack of sleep can cause a variety of negative consequences including memory disturbances, altered moods and difficulty making quick and rationale decisions. Sleep deprivation contributes to countless traffic accidents each year. It compromises work performance and increases the risk for injury on the job. This certainly includes injury to the back. Chronic sleep deprivation has been associated with increased risk for obesity, Type II diabetes and other serious health conditions.