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The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation: Immune System Collapse, Weight Gain, And More

Written by Manny Erlich. Posted in Health Effects of Snoring, Sleep Disorder News & Research, Snoring 101

Scientists from England and the Netherlands observe that sleep deprivation has the same effect on an individual’s immune system as extreme physical stress, and can cause a number of debilitating health problems over time.

Prior studies demonstrated a link between sleep deprivation and the development of certain health risks such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Other studies showed the immune system responding significantly better when an individual experienced adequate sleep.