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MOSCOW, 8 Feb — RIA Novosti. Chronic sleep deprivation not only can cause serious health problems, but also affects the character of the people. This was told in an interview with the Chicago Tribune author of “Why we sleep” the Professor of neurology at the University of California, Berkeley, Matthew Walker.
As the scientist, the problem of lack of sleep is having a “catastrophic impact” on health and longevity, and the duration of sleep less than seven hours hazardous to health.
Should you one day to sleep less than seven hours, and in your brain and the body overall will start irreversible changes. And those who claim that they can sleep for six hours, unfortunately, deceiving themselves and their health.Matthew Pokerprofessor of neurology, University of California, Berkeley
According to the scientist, attempt to sleep on weekends can not compensate for the lack of sleep during the working week. “It’s not a Bank. You cannot accumulate a debt and then repay it later,” he explained.
The lack of sleep, according to the author, makes a man less charismatic and more prone to lies.
Walker also points to the harmful effect of the evening drinking coffee on the depth of sleep and dispels the myths that alcohol helps to fall asleep.
In addition, the scientist advises to stop using a computer, smartphone, and stop watching TV at least an hour before going to bed.
Earlier, Walker said that lack of sleep can lead to numerous problems, including memory loss, diabetes, obesity, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, and called on major organizations and legislators to seriously address the problem of lack of sleep.