Sleep Deprivation Costs Billions and Makes People Rude


By Dr. Mercola Did you get enough sleep last night? If your answer is no, you’re in good company. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests 35 percent of U.S. adults are not getting the recommended seven hours of sleep each night.1 When you consider that some people probably need closer to eight hours to be optimally healthy, that percentage jumps even higher. What’s at stake when you skimp on sleep, either by choice or consequence? Your emotional and physical health can suffer, and this has steep ramifications for your work life, too. Lack of Sleep May Lead to Arguments at Work If you’ve noticed fellow employees acting unusually quick to anger, their sleep schedule could be to blame. Research conducted by Laura M. Giurge at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands, found that even one night of too little sleep may lead to unwanted behavior at work the next day.2 Giurge conducted the study by sending out text messages to
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