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Chronic Sleep Deprivation

What is Chronic Sleep Deprivation

A severe and continual lack of sleep, when the patient routinely sleeps less than what is required for optimal functioning.

Signs and Symptoms

Aching muscles, confusion or memory lapses, depression, headaches, hand tremors, hallucinations, unexplained irritability and excessive yawning.

Health Risks

Sleep deprivation can adversely affect the brain and cognitive function, the body’s healing process, memory, weight changes and increase risk for other diseases, such as diabetes and fibromyalgia.

Treatment Options

Various behavioral and psychological techniques, such as cognitive behavioral therapy.

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