sleep deficit

sleep deficit

a lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.

sleep def·i·cit

(slēp def'i-sit)
A lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.

sleep def·i·cit

(slēp def'i-sit)
Lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.
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2 Understand that a sleep deficit of just a couple of hours can lead to irritability and can also increase someone's likelihood to take irrational risks.
Understand that a sleep deficit of just a couple of hours can lead to irritability and can increase someone's likelihood to take irrational risks.
Restoring the gene in the skeletal muscle enabled the mice to rebound from the sleep deficit, while restoring the gene in the brain, surprisingly, did not.
While total sleep loss appears more dramatic, partial sleep loss can lead to a cumulative sleep deficit, or sleep debt, especially when it is a chronic condition.
1% in the glycosylated haemoglobin with a sleep deficit of more than two hours.
The truth is yes, our personal and national sleep deficit is costing us more than we realize.
Although you can't bank sleep, you can certainly make up for a mild sleep deficit with a mammoth night's sleep.
This lack of personal awareness of sleep deficit may also explain why 33% of parents showed higher PSQI scores on postintervention testing as compared with baseline testing; participation in the study may have caused the participants to examine their sleep pattern and quality more closely.
This is that dreaded weekend where you turn your clocks ahead on Sunday and have a Monday morning sleep deficit to look forward to.
Before-bed PC or cellphone use increased the likelihood of at least 2 hours' sleep deficit by 53% and 35%, respectively.
They also note that a sleep deficit over time can put you at greater risk for developing depression.
Sleep deficit may be a bigger contributor to burnout than stress, according to researchers, but undergoing sleep studies to help their condition is itself stressful to many patients.