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1. Sleep deprivation as a neurobiologic and physiologic stressor: Allostasis and allostatic load.
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Sleep has important homeostatic functions, and sleep deprivation is a stressor that has consequences for the brain, as well as many body systems. Whether sleep deprivation is due to anxiety, depression, or a hectic lifestyle, there are consequences of chronic sleep deprivation that impair brain functions and contribute to allostatic load throughout the body. Allostatic load refers to the cumulative wear and tear on body systems caused by too much stress and/or inefficient management of the systems that promote adaptation through allostasis. Chronic sleep deprivation in young healthy volunteers ... Read More »
» Published in Metabolism. 2006 Oct;55(10 Suppl 2):S20-3.
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