Date PostedDecember 3, 2017

Study Claims Sleep Deprivation is Like Alcohol


A University of California professor recently conducted a study involving people who suffer from epilepsy, examining the effects of sleep deprivation on the brain, with some enlightening results.Patients had electrodes implanted into their brains to pinpoint the origin of their seizures and discovered that sleep deprivation also robs neurons of the ability to function properly.

This impact actually leads to cognitive lapses in how we perceive and react to the world around us.

Researchers revealed that inadequate sleep actually impacts the brain similarly to drinking too much alcohol.

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