A lack of sleep intensifies pain - Earth.com

A lack of sleep intensifies pain


Today’s Video of the Day from UC Berkeley describes how a lack of sleep can affect an individual’s level of pain.

The study revealed that the sleep-deprived brain not only allows more pain to be felt, but also reduces activity in the regions of the brain that respond to pain and provide a natural remedy.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: University of California at Berkeley


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