Health Tip: When You're Sleep-Deprived

(HealthDay News) -- Sleep is essential for the well-being of your entire body, including brain and emotional health.

The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute mentions these potential side effects of sleep deprivation:

  • Difficulty making decisions.

  • Difficulty with problem-solving.

  • Difficulty adapting to significant change.

  • Difficulty controlling emotions and behavior.

  • Increased risk of depression, suicide or engaging in risky behavior.