What Goes On for your Body (and Metabolic process) Whenever You Don’t Sleep Enough


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“Inadequate sleep can reduce the body’s tolerance for glucose and lead to insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus,” a disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are abnormally high because the. Not getting enough sleep can lower your sex drive, weaken your immune system, cause thinking issues, and lead to weight gain. When you don’t get. Your metabolism is going to sloooow doooown. As if your increased appetite wasn’t already contributing to weight gain, a slowed metabolism can also result when you lose sleep.

5. Your metabolism is going to sloooow doooown. As if your increased appetite wasn’t already contributing to weight gain, a slowed metabolism can also result when you lose sleep. “Long term, your body’s metabolism changes because it doesn’t intake food the same way, creating insulin resistance. Getting enough sleep may not be a high priority for some in a busy modern world, but the health consequences of sleep deprivation are real. Getting enough sleep may not be a high priority for some in a busy modern world, but the health consequences of sleep deprivation are real. Share.

Save. Share on Facebook. Save on Pinterest. If you continue to operate without enough sleep, you may see more long-term and serious health problems. Some of the most serious potential problems associated with chronic sleep deprivation are high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure or stroke.

Even worse for your waistline, the lack of sleep isn’t just linked to overeating — it causes you to crave specific kinds of junk foods, like cookies, candies and chips, according to the National Sleep Foundation. In addition, your body doesn’t do as good a job controlling blood sugar when you haven’t gotten enough sleep. What happens to your body if you don’t sleep enough: risking Alzheimer’s disease For a long time, scientists believed there was a relationship between sleep disorders and Alzheimer’s disease. Recent studies showed an increase in biomarkers characteristic. What Happens to You When You Don’t Sleep for Days. metabolism, and glucose processing. might seem like a feat worth celebrating, here’s a look at what you’re putting your body.

When your metabolism slows, many things can happen. You’ll probably feel tired and sluggish, be constipated, and you may gain weight, explains Adrian Dobs, MD, an endocrinologist at Johns Hopkins.

List of related literature:

During NREM sleep, brain energy metabolism and cerebral blood flow decrease, whereas during REM sleep, the level of metabolism is similar to that of wakefulness and the cerebral blood flow increases.

“Sleep Disorders Medicine: Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects” by Sudhansu Chokroverty
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by Sudhansu Chokroverty
Springer New York, 2017

Thus metabolism is reduced during sleep.

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In one case, QUALITY OF SLEEP was found to affect the metabolism.

“Problem-Free Diabetes: Controlling Diabetes With the Help of The Power of Your Metabolism” by Frank Suarez
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by Frank Suarez
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In the longterm (over years) sleep loss leads to weight gain, metabolic syndrome, type II diabetes, and inflammation and hypertension leading to cardiovascular disease.

“Sleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior” by Matt T. Bianchi
from Sleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior
by Matt T. Bianchi
Springer New York, 2013

These links continue to metabolism, where sleep disruption can cause metabolic problems, and metabolic perturbations can affect sleep and the clock.

“Handbook of Systems Biology: Concepts and Insights” by Marian Walhout, Marc Vidal, Job Dekker
from Handbook of Systems Biology: Concepts and Insights
by Marian Walhout, Marc Vidal, Job Dekker
Elsevier Science, 2012

Presence of SOMATIC (physical) or VEGETATIVE changes occur, such as significant loss or gain of weight for no apparent reason or changes in your sleep pattern (trouble falling asleep; problems with multiple awakenings at night; or waking up very early, unable to go back to sleep).

“Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect... and Doctors Still Ignore” by D. Lee D. Vliet
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by D. Lee D. Vliet
M. Evans, 2005

So when you don’t sleep enough, your body is in a continuous hormonally depleted, catabolic state and gets sicker and sicker.

“Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life” by Ben Greenfield
from Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
by Ben Greenfield
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During NREM sleep, brain energy metabolism and cerebral blood flow decrease, whereas during REM sleep, the

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from Sleep Disorders Medicine E-Book: Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects
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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

Sleep deprivation affects immune function, metabolism, nitrogen balance, and protein catabolism.

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Your metabolism goes up during REM sleep, and energizing neurotransmitters are active.

“Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life” by John B. Arden
from Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life
by John B. Arden
Wiley, 2010

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  • I literally searched for this cuz today is my third day on 9mins of sleep and i feel weird that i am absolutely okay. What’s wrong with me.

  • Oh man have you ever hit the nail on the head this time. I am a 65 year old bipolar woman whose husband sleeps poorly. I am now his caregiver because of a terminal illness. At first I thought this would be a short term problem. Fortunately he has responded to treatment. However, in the last year I have gone from being in pretty good physical health to having high blood pressure, possible pre diabetes and I have to see a cardiologist. I thought it was only because I had gained weight due to taking so much more serequel. The sleep issue is huge. The biggest problem is how do I fix the sleep issue? Aging and looking after someone are hard partners.

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  • My dad doesn’t sleep and when he dose its only 1-2 hours he’s been doing this for 10 years..I don’t know how He hasn’t cracked yet but its gonna happen..

  • School, College and University.

    There you go, now you don’t have to watch the video, I’d suggest watching it anyway cz it supports them but now u have an option

  • Been on Modafinil for 8 WEEKS. Half a pill every day except on weekends. Until now, I always felt super Awake and full of energy, focused and an overincreased memory, even though it made me unable to sleep more than 2h30 on average per night. But since week 8 the honeymoon is over, and I feel very far from OK. I feel pain in every organ and bone, my vision is blurred, anxiety and aggressiveness through the roof, and daytime BLACKOUTS. Plus the hardcore addiction, not only to modafinil, but also Phenibut, benzodiazepines and opioid that I need LD50 dosages just to “relax” one hour or two when paranoïa hits to hard for my family to cope with.
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  • Today: Im doing a challenge called ‘ staying up ALL NIGHT LONG ‘. Good thing my Parents didn’t catch me.:D
    Also im going to get Sleeping pills either.

  • This is a video that has lots of great information in it, but I found it hard to concentrate due to the music which was very distracting.

  • i’ll continue this and will not go to sleep so i can die without any pain at all, thank to you guys i found a better way to commit suicide

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  • My sleep schedule is like a train it goes fast and then slow. I get to much sleep and then not enough. I think that’s why I’m such a grouch

  • The problem is not as much as school as other people in the comment would like to express, but the society schedule. Most schools, workplaces and social facilities open from early morning to evening, while many people naturally sleep better from mid-late night to mid-late morning. But you just can’t force to go to sleep, so the option is to do stuff until late, and wake up early, deprivating yourself of sleep. That is the doom of the night owls, not just “schools”.

  • mhm ok but i have’nt been to sleep in weeks, i dont sleep at day, or night, only time my eyes close when i blink and sneeze well damn

  • I think I once fell asleep while driving. Luckily I had the luxury to pass on the wheel at the next parking spot, for I had way over an hour left to drive. At that point I kinda felt like experiencing an caffeïne crash after pulling an all nighter, so I picked up an hour of sleep in the back seat.

  • Previous night i slept at 5 am and woke up at 4 pm now its tonight 5 am and i dint sleep at all and i got school. due to the virus i only go to school for 3 hours which is good so i can come back home early and try to sleep.

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  • Even after watching this im going to. Stay up THE WHOLE NIGHT
    Edit: I did it before and yes i did overeat and i thought i was drunk And im also doing this on friday btw

  • I remembered when I was a kid I wouls not sleep for a week just to see what it was like. It didnt help me at all in school. Turned me into a slow learner.

  • 50hrs DNT sleep ur face look like zombie… There have 3 title on this Gamez..

    u alrdy achieved this title Rockie for 50hrs DNT sleep.

    Nxt round try 100hrs for title Professional.

    And for title legendary u need 150hrs. (Plus) DNT eat or drink.

  • if all i need to do to have hallusinations and make my sanity worse is not sleep then im all about not sleeping and making karens think sleep causes authism thru facebook (because insane people are fun)

  • this is a most stupid useless talking without any solution and wasting 4 million people’s time for watching a shit 10 million minutes.

  • Sleep deprivation can change both our appetite & the type of food we crave! After the first sleepless night, our brain slowly begins to shut off regions responsible for decision making and you become moody, emotional & short-tempered. According to a study, sleep is directly correlated to life-span!

  • Any gamers who played till they don’t even know what time it is. And anyone got rash while staying up for like 72 hours. I got more than 20 days

  • For me, its pretty obvious why we sleep, as with most animals in the world, we either have a daily or nightly cycle, in which our biology advanced to make we more efficient in either of them.
    We dont see well in the dark as some other night animals. So whats the best thing we can do at night, since it would be dangerous to go out as we are not prepared for it?
    When we sleep, we conserve energy, and do homework, even though we dont know exaclty what is this homework.

  • Scientific fact:
    Sleeping to your right side is healthier than sleeping to your left side. And never sleep on your stomach because it makes back pains and joint problems

  • i have terrible timing. i just pulled four consecutive all nighters, meaning my immune system isn’t as good. For anyone sorting by new, TELL ME HOW TO STOP. i need help

  • I’ve had accident that cause injury to my eye, all because being sleep deprived. I guess school doesn’t care about children being sleep deprived, always pressuring them to be sleep deprived, even more so praising them for “working hard”, while leading the children one step closer to death.

  • School is killing us. I consider this as silent genocide, genocide that does not occur with guns and camps but rather forcing people to do things that tire and decay them, eventually killing them. Actions must be taken against the government. We should no longer suffer in silence from tiredness. If the government does not listen to protests, then it will to force. I think it is time to end this. No more suffering-RNO

  • teenagers: only get 3 hours of sleep
    adults: It’S cUz Of ThAt DaMn PhOnE!!
    what they were actually doing: finishing their 3rd english essay

    i wish i was exagerating

  • The longest I’ve ever stayed up, was 6 days and twenty minutes, which left me with super human strength; there’s a little more 2 dis story. But how is that?

  • Currently I have been up for 39 hours. Definitely feels different from being “tired after a long day.” I feel disoriented a little bit and feel very warm all around. My muscles are also very tired and I’m finding it hard to walk. I have absolutely no clue how some guy stayed awake for 11 days

  • Since I got first I phone, I lost alot of sleep, i read book someone stayed awake 9 days on cocaine in not far off that level of lossed sleep., forget things, put on weight etc, dosing off in this video

  • When you say sleep deprivation kills you, what exactly do you mean? From health problems or it just kills you suddenly? This made my anxiety much worse. ��

  • Which stage? Sleep deprivation if the person is healthy gives euphoria due to increased catecholamines release, chronic is another thing and it is not even the too much catecholamines release and build up but rather the byproducts not removed that act as toxins and/or nmda agonists, plus the no gh

    So if you sleep, with higher dopa or norepinephrine, still you gonna be OK, if not better etc etc

  • When I was on meth I was awake for 157 hrs 6 and half days could do it with ease could of went another 157 hrs not a problem if i had more meth evil damn drug but now praise god I love life and sleep

  • Watching this after 120+ hours of no sleep trying to withdraw from Xanax ��
    It feels like I’ll never sleep again, eating is a repulsive idea atm

  • me watching this at 4am planning to stay up until 10am because i have a therapist apt and i know i’ll sleep through it if i go to sleep now ��

  • I dared myself to stay awake for a week, when i was 14. I remember i had 4 hours to go and i completed my task. But fell asleep because i felt like my heart was going to fail on me

  • I pull an all nighter every other night and sleep 10 hours every other night. I workout everyday (one day for minor exercise), I eat healthy, and I feel totally normal.

  • I took melatonin for a few days, and when I tried to sleep, every time I woke up a couple hours later I wake up for hours until it is light out
    and also caffeine doesn’t faze me

  • I keep finding distractions and I keep doing things until it’s 6 AM and then I know if I go to sleep I’ll only wake up a lot later and I don’t want to do that because it sucks to wake up at 4 PM so I think “ok let’s not sleep” but I already did that 2 days ago and my parents will probably be mad at me for not sleeping because I usually wake up pretty late and I wanna leave my room and do something to keep my brain focused on something but then they will know I am awake so early and they will know I didn’t sleep and I don’t wanna talk about it but it’s gonna be so annoying oh God help me

  • Coming across this while positively thinking “I’m sure this might help in getting me to understand why I’m not sleeping”
    But here I am, now debating whether the time I watch this the more inclined I am to have cancer and even better more inclined to have levels of dementia not even mentioned in my families hereditary WTAF, delete this or rename it because this stressed me out tenfold.

  • When you say “shortened lifespand or sudden death”.. What exactly do you mean.. This made my anxiety 10 times worse. I don’t want to die..

  • I don’t recall the last time I had a good night sleep.
    I have 3-4 hours sleep with wakes in between…
    Now I know the culprit of my weight gain

  • I suffer with a few Mental Disorders. Whilst in General Hosp they cut me off my sleepers. I suffer with Physchotic episodes, BPD, Terrible Suicidal Impulsions and PTSD.I was delirious in the General Hosp. Im on a sleeper which the General Hospital don’t recommend but don’t know the severity of my Mental condition. I am extremely sick mentally and without this Sleeper my life is in jeopardy as I suffer terrible with Chronic Sleep, hardly any. Would you recommend I stay on this sleeper as it is not harming me on a Physical level.

  • Great and helpful information, easy to share with friends and family who do not have an understanding of mental health, and ways of improving mental wellbeing.
    I am glad that you have dropped having background music in your more recent postings. As I found the music very distracting and Unhelpful.

  • Me:how he is even smiling ����, if I don’t sleep a night than my face is horrible with dark spots…..I look like a zombie, even when I try to smile

  • Love the point on sleep for adhd… Melinton has only help my daughter develop better… Yes she adhd no other medication… And yes my whole life I slept well and I adhd. But struggling lately stress and think Strattera and 1.,25mg abilify is causing sleep issue…

  • I hate people who close their eyes and instantly fall asleep, It takes me 700 position changes 12 trips to the bathroom 78 flips of my pillow and a sacrifice to the gods

    I’m lucky to get 6 hours sleep a night

  • I have type two diabetes and I’m very over weight I’ve been on the keto diet for 4 months and I’ve lost 8 lbs I haven’t had a good night sleep referring to 6 hours or better in years despite how tired i am i end up falling a sleep at 2am and have to be up at 6am I’m 31 I’m still in college and work two part time jobs but i can’t seem to sleep do you have any suggestions???Thank you so much for your helpful videos����

  • I couldn’t sleep for few days and it drained my energy like crazy. I couldn’t concentrate or improve in my studies and singing practice and it got me more depressed. Fact tht I try to sleep but I cant is really serious!

  • Day 1: Drowsiness
    Day 2: Weakened attention span
    Day 3: Trouble remembering things
    Day 4: Memory loss
    Day 5: Reduced cognitive behavior
    Day 6: Psychosis
    Day 7: Death

  • Dude, I literally stay on my phone, scrolling through Forever21, and then after I get done scrolling, I pass out lmao I do just fine without 30 mins of no screen time

  • No wonder we all have “mom brain.” I don’t think I’ve slept longer than 5 hours at a time in 5 years. Currently getting 2 hours of sleep before being woken up over a 6-7 hour period ��

  • oh good… now I will sleep… thinking about all those conditional risks I’ve accumulated. It is very informative, though. So kudos. Wont remember any of it apparently. I’d be interested to know some of the other myriad scenarios that result in these areas of memory problems because I have those alot and it complicates many things. Guess I should do exercises.

  • i was brain storming if reality was fake and if i was the only thing in the world that existed so i watched this vid and then you said it makes you dumb so i’m glad i don’t have anxiety i just need more sleep thanks for the help have a nice day

  • This is my problem before I could go 3-5 days working with almost no time to sleep, i was still effecient, but now that I am 5 years older when I work even just 2 days straight I became stupid, and I easily forget things. I Hate it I am not like this before

  • I’ve pulled three all nighters in a row and felt no effect. I’m not saying you should do this but I want to know if this is bad that I can go without days of sleep

  • The last record michael jackson King of Pop broke was a record when he stayed up with rem sleep for sixty to seventy days

    Last one he broke before it killed him

  • Ever since March I’ve stayed up till 5-7 am and either stay awake all day and then sleep during the afternoon the next day. It’s literally hell and idk I’m like this, but school starts soon and I need to get my sleepin schedule under control

  • This is beginning to worry me as another person who is totally not getting enough asleep

    Good luck out there my friends don’t give in

  • Enjoy watching your videos because they’re informing the public of the causes and dangers us humans are susceptible to if we don’t take care of ourselves properly. Thank you so much!

  • You are a great MaN do not stop uploading great videos like this one, your videos are worth to see. You are greatest youtuber I have ever seen. You inspire me to do great things. Keep going ������

  • Great video. Most people sleep less thinking that they have more time to do stuff that way but the reality is that if you sleep less you then you’ll need much more time to complete even routine tasks. So actually we have less time in the day if we don’t sleep enough��

  • someone wanna have some discussion here, or just leaving a tips for other?
    for me this video seems to be right, my experience was for a couple last week, i playing mobile legend, and since i want to be good at it, i just playing over and over, and just stop when its time to charge my phone or do daily stuff like eat or take a bath, my mindset was “if i want to be good at something i need to do it respectively, so i know every possibilities, tricks, etc”, so i can just playing up all night until 2 AM in the morning before going to bed, but the results i get was the other way, i just like didn’t really learn of something i do before thus resulting on bad gameplay over2 and over, and the thing that amaze me was, after 2 or 3 days, i just getting better at it, like i slowly getting pace and my knowledgeable are increased.
    we can just overwork our body to get something we want, cause it just gonna messed up our brain, and sleep have a huge roll to process thing that we did learn or experienced that day.
    for me it did explain why, we can’t just do overnight study for the next day examinations, cause our brain will barely have enough times to process the information, as opposite to like you can answer a question being asked to you for something you did enought time to learn at even it from the start of the semester.