You can get this from sleep deprivation. What if we could get rid of this problem, of sleep deprivation. There is one way in which we could have smarter, and better feeling students. One factor that is causing sleep deprivation is the early school start times.
Says that childrens brains are not funcitioning properly before 8:30 A.M. Studies show that eighty percent of middle and high schools are starting to early. Waking up at the crack of dawn isn't fun for any body not the teens that have to get up or the parents that have to get the teens up out of bed. Much of society is sleep deprived and ages 14-24 are some …show more content…
When you sleep your body creates infection fighting antibodies called protective cytokines. These help fight bacteria and viruses. When you dont get enough sleep your body doesn't have time to make things to fight the bacteria. it makes you more likely to catch infectious disease. Sleep deprivation also affects your respiratory system. It can put you at risk to get common cold and influenza. It will also make your lung diseases if you have one worse. Sleep Deprivation is also bad for your digestive system. The Harvard Medical School shows a link between lack of sleep and weight gain. It is one of the risk factors for obesity (along with too much eating and not getting exercise) because Sleep deprivation releases more insulin after eating, which promotes fat growth. There are also negative effects on the cardiovascular system. It can higher your risk for heart disease and stroke. A night without sleep can cause high blood pressure for the next day. All you need to worry about is getting the required amount of sleep each night and you won't have to worry about your bodies systems getting damaged. School starting later will not completely get rid of the sleep deprivation problem, however it would dimmen the chances for some students to get sleep deprivation. It is their internal clock and they would most likely go to sleep before the morning. Studies have shown that people ages 5-55 don't live the nine to five lifestyle. Their internal clocks want them to go to sleep later and wake up later. The best way to fight teen sleep deprivation is by making school start times