When you’re sleep deprived, you are at an equivalent of a .1% of blood alcohol content, according to science.And it’s no secret that a third of the American population is suffering from sleep deprivation. According to research from the Centers for Disease Control, many people are getting so much less than the optimal seven to nine hours of sleep every night.If you’re a student, a parent, or someone always having to meet deadlines, you’re not a stranger to doing all-nighters (probably with steaming pots of coffee). And you’ve probably also experienced the effects of having to function on little to no sleep at all the following day. National Sleep Foundation board member and Clayton Sleep Institute founder Joseph Ojile, M.D. said the first thing you lose if your ability to sleep clearly. This means your concentration, judgment, and memory all take a hit in the first 17 hours without sleep.In fact, at the 17th hour, your body functions the way someone at a .08% blood alcohol level would, and after a full 24 hours, it climbs to the .01%.(more…)
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