Last week we talked about sleep. We talked about how much the average person needs, and how much they get. We also talked about how you can’t just rely on “averages” to determine how much you need. Sleep in a personal thing, and we all need different amounts.
But sleep is incredibly important. You have to do it. Not getting enough, or sleep deprivation, is a real, and bizarre thing. It’s also the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.
For those of you who came here for references or want to read more, here you go:
- Differential effect of codeine on thermal nociceptive sensitivity in sleepy versus nonsleepy healthy subjects
- Pain sensitivity and recovery from mild chronic sleep loss
- Academic Performance among Adolescents with Behaviorally Induced Insufficient Sleep Syndrome
- Sleep deprivation reduces perceived emotional intelligence and constructive thinking skills
- School Start Times for Adolescents
- Examining the Impact of Later High School Start Times on the Health and Academic Performance of High School Students: A Multi-Site Study
- Drowsy Driving