InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:
- Chronic lack of sleep also affects us physically, as it’s linked to weight gain, inflammation, diabetes, and heart disease.
- The new study is telling because it elucidates what’s going on at the level of the individual cells.
A small new study from UCLA offers some intriguing clues about why we feel so dopey after a night of lost sleep. It looked at the activity of individual brain cells in sleep-deprived patients, and saw that the cells’ behavior changed as the night wore on-and this was directly mirrored in a decline in the participants’ performance on a cognitive task.
This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read about how chronic lack of sleep affects us, as it’s linked to weight gain, heart disease, and other health hazards.