Period 3 - Philip Chen - The Effects of Sleep Deprivation


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  • Can be very dangerous when falling asleep anytime of the day. - Could be driving and cause accidents.
  • The extra soft fat tissue can thicken the wall of the windpipe. This causes the inside opening to narrow, which makes it harder to keep open.
  • Period 3 - Philip Chen - The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

    1. 1. The Effects of Sleep Deprivation Northeast High School Magnet SLC
    2. 2. Why is Sleep deprivation important to me? <ul><li>It is very common around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Most people do not realize that they have sleep deprivation and will not get help. </li></ul><ul><li>Most importantly want to know how to fight sleep deprivation. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why is Sleep Deprivation Essential Concept? <ul><li>Sleep deprivation affects: </li></ul><ul><li>Memory </li></ul><ul><li>Alertness </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Body moments </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving abilities </li></ul>
    4. 4. Insomnia: Overview <ul><li>Most common disorder. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 2007, Approx. 64 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Insomnia 41% more common in woman than in men. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Insomnia: Causes <ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Lost in ones love ones.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schizophrenia </li></ul><ul><li>Mania </li></ul>
    6. 6. Insomnia: Symptoms <ul><li>Poor Alertness </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty with memory </li></ul><ul><li>Impaired motor abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Body is more fatigue </li></ul>
    7. 7. Insomnia: Treatment <ul><li>Sleep well, and do not oversleep </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Do not drink any beverage before sleeping </li></ul><ul><li>Do not go to bed hungry </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust bedroom to your liking </li></ul><ul><li>Clear your mind before you go to bed </li></ul>
    8. 8. Narcolepsy: Overview <ul><li>Fall asleep anytime of the day or night for about 5 minute </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic Disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly known to between the ages 15 and 25 but can be apparent to any age </li></ul><ul><li>No treatment available </li></ul>
    9. 9. Apnea: What is Sleep Apnea? <ul><li>An interrupted breathing during sleep. </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Apnea occurs when a mechanical problem in the windpipe and also indicates a neurological disorder involving neurons. </li></ul><ul><li>Also an on going condition that disrupts your sleep </li></ul>
    10. 10. Apnea: Causes <ul><li>Sleep Apnea occurs when a mechanical problem in the windpipe and also indicates a neurological disorder involving neurons. </li></ul><ul><li>When people get older their muscle tones relaxes. </li></ul><ul><li>The shape of your head and neck may cause a smaller airway. </li></ul><ul><li>Overweight </li></ul>
    11. 11. Sleep Apnea: Symptoms <ul><li>Loud snoring </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent air flowing through the windpipe that last from 10-60 second </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of oxygen enables muscles to tighten and the windpipe to open up. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Sleep Apnea: Treatment <ul><li>Lose weight </li></ul><ul><li>Quit smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alcohol, sleeping pills, caffeine, and heavy meals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have a regular sleep schedule </li></ul>
    13. 13. Final Thoughts <ul><li>Everyone needs a regular bedtime schedule to not have sleep problems. </li></ul><ul><li>People need to arrange bedroom with their liking to be able to sleep comfortably. </li></ul><ul><li>School should start at a later time, so students have more sleep time. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Work Cited <ul><li>Nabili, Siamak. &quot;Insomnia.&quot; 22 Oct 2010: n. pag. Web. 16 Nov 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Nabili, Siamak, and Andrew Verneuil. &quot;Sleep Apnea.&quot; MedicineNet . MedicineNet, 2011. Web. 14 Feb 2011. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Narcolepsy.&quot; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 16 Nov 2010: n. pag. Web. 16 Nov 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Sleep Apnea .&quot; Sleep Apnea Health Center 02 Mar 2010. n. pag. WebMD - Better information. Better health . Web. 11 Dec 2010. <>. </li></ul>
    15. 15. My Insights of Sleep Deprivation/Sleep Disorder <ul><li>Having a regular bedtime schedule do not hurt and can benefit you from not having sleep disorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Having sleep disorder bring lots of problems to your life such as, how the brain and body functions. </li></ul><ul><li>Having sleep deprivation is not fun to have and it is painful to have. </li></ul>