Essay Sleep Deprivation And Its Consequences On Human Beings

782 Words Oct 27th, 2015 4 Pages
Sleep Deprivation
At the end of my speech my audience will know what sleep deprivation is and how it affects human beings.
“BEEP, BEEP, BEEP!” obviously most of us know that sound, it’s our alarm clock going off in the morning, but I say most of us know that sound because not all of us, such as those with sleep deprivation. According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 70 million Americans have a serious sleep disorder. (Kenneth)
Have you ever fell asleep in one of your classes before? I know I have and it’s obviously because of lack of sleep.
Getting enough sleep can sometimes be challenging for some people with either work or school or sometimes even both. But there are plenty of consequences when you do not get enough sleep. (Sleep Deprivation)
Today I am going to discuss what sleep deprivation is and some of its consequences on human beings.
[Transition: We’ll begin by explaining the meaning of sleep deprivation.]
I. Many of you may or may not have heard of sleep deprivation before. Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having enough sleep.
II. Filke states that sleep deprivation is a common condition that affects many people in common life.
A. There are different types of sleep deprivations, chronic and acute.
i. Chronic sleep insufficiency is when a person sleeps less than the amount they need to function. ii. Acute sleep insufficiency is when the person has had…

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