We all know that getting enough sleep every day is an important factor to enhance and improve your health, that’s why people need to get enough sleep every 6 to 8 hours each day, for the elder, they can sleep more than 9 to 10 hours. However, you should only get enough sleep as prescribed and do not sleep too much because it will cause the opposite effect. We will look at 6 harmful effects of exclusive sleep below.
- Overweight and obesity
When you supply the body with foods and nutrients and do not use it to work, as a result, the energy and nutrients will be accumulated into fat in the body, causing overweight and obesity.
- Increase the risk of cardiovascular disease
While exercising, your heartbeat is often faster and the heart muscle will contract more strongly, increasing the blood circulation of the heart. And while your body is at rest, heartbeat, the contraction of the heart muscle and the blood circulation will decrease. Therefore, excusive sleep will affect the heart operation and circulatory system which can gradually cause cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure, low blood pressure, or atherosclerosis.
- Increase the risk of death
A study showed that people who sleep less than 4 hours / day or 10 hours / day on average, have a high mortality rate because it causes disorders in the organ’s activities in the body, which are the root of many serious diseases and impair immune system quickly.
- Loss of concentration, poor work efficiency and memory impairment
A long sleep make the brain consume a plenty of oxy and the body will lose the ability to balance hormones. So when you wake up, you will feel very tired, difficult to concentrate. And if this situation occurs in a long time, it can cause memory loss.
- Disorder the biological clock of the body
If you have a proper eating, living and sleeping regime, the body’s organs will progressively come into stable operation rhythm. However, when you get excusive sleep, your organ system in the body will start to disorder, and operate inefficiently, this can greatly affect your health for a long term.
- Increase the risk of diabetes
Experts said that people who do not get enough sleep for 6 hours / day, the risk of diabetes is twice higher than normal. And if you sleep more than 8 hours, this risk will be three times higher.