Research shows that lack of sleep activates the immne system, causing an inflamatory response in the body that leads to muscle breakdown and a host of other negative physiological effects that will compromise your performance.
Sleep affects every system in the body and lack of it will also influence brain health and function, body fat accumulation, inulin health, reproduction, and cardiovascular health. In fact, sleep deprivation in animal models is lethal! Lack of sleep will kill you. This tip will tell you how sleep affects your life and provide a few tips to get more.
Chronic lack of sleep leads to a pro-inflammatory state in the body that directly affects the central nervous system (CNS). When the CNS is altered and inflammation rises, your hormones will be influenced, producing more stress. It's a vicious cycle because sleep is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the endocrine system, but if you are sleep deprived, your hormones will be imbalanced and you won't be able to go to sleep.