Long-term sleep deprivation can impair your concentration, memory and mood. according to Charles Samuels, MD, medical director of the Center for Sleep and Human Performance, and the clinical assistant professor in the faculty of medicine at the University of Calgary. Too-little sleep can also alter your brain’s mechanism for interpreting hunger, leaving you with the tendency to overeat and potentially gain weight. Here are eight common sleep stealers, and how they rob you of a good night’s slumber.
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