Your Brain Will Consume Itself If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Studies Confirm

A new study has shown that your brain will start eating itself up if you don't get enough sleep. Italian scientists from Marche Polytech...

Your Brain Will Consume Itself If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Studies Confirm

A new study has shown that your brain will start eating itself up if you don't get enough sleep. Italian scientists from Marche Polytechnic University found out that if a person sleeps for less than 8 hours his/her brain will decrease it's size and he/she will have a higher risk of getting brain tumors or worse, cancer.

Your Brain Will Consume Itself If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Studies Confirm

Much more shocking is the fact that the effect of sleep deprivation seems to be irreversible. Contrary to the popular belief of neuroplasticity(the brain repairs itself if it gets strained by multiple factors), it appears that the damage of neurons and synaptic connection poses mental health risks.

Your Brain Will Consume Itself If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Studies Confirm

Our technological dependence exacerbate the effects of sleep deprivation. There are many studies confirming the insomnia inducing effect of LCD displays from our gadgets. Gadget induced depletion of melatonin(the sleep hormone) affects the quality of sleep. It is highly recommended to reduce gadget use before sleeping.

Your Brain Will Consume Itself If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Studies Confirm

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