Extremely Stressful Sleeping Schedule Can Be Quite Dangerous

Extremely Stressful Sleeping Schedule Can Be Quite Dangerous
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We all have a very busy schedule in our life and most of the times the only thing we compromise is our sleep, and it doesn't end here, we go through number of tricks, meditation sessions, mind programming seminars just to overcome our sleeping hours. But should we really stress ourselves for cutting down our sleep to such an extent, is a matter of opinion to which each one of us has a different explanation. In reality the answer would be 'No', like every other things our sleep is also important otherwise how will your body get ready for the next day?

Here is the story of a man, who tried following an extreme sleeping schedule for 7 days. Read more to know what has happened to him.

The inspiration of this story comes from buzzfeed who is spreading a word of caution to people about the ill and harmful effects of extreme sleeping schedule.

 

1. What is Polyphasic sleeping?

1. What is Polyphasic sleeping?

It is a method where people take rest or sleep in the form of catnaps so that they can spend few hours on sleeping.

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2. Popular but hurtful 'Uberman Schedule'

2. Popular but hurtful 'Uberman Schedule'
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This is basically a schedule where people take six short naps of 20 minutes each throughout the day. This brings us down to cut almost 2 hours of sleep. Which affects in a way that can add up to 20 years of whooping.

3. The polyphasic sleeper, Jackson who followed 'Everyman'.

3. The polyphasic sleeper, Jackson who followed 'Everyman'.
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4. 'Everyman', it only allows..

4. 'Everyman', it only allows..
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You need to sleep for 4.5 hours at night and two 20-minutes nap during day hours.

5. Talks with Dr. Alon Avidan, a sleep specialist at UCLA.

5. Talks with Dr. Alon Avidan, a sleep specialist at UCLA.
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6. Specialists warning about 'Everyman'.

6. Specialists warning about 'Everyman'.
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A minimum of 7 hours of sleep is required for most of the people, and yes exceptions are always there.

7. Things started to deteriorate after a day.

7. Things started to  deteriorate after a day.
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8. Soon the short term effects were felt.

8. Soon the short term effects were felt.
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Slower reaction time, memory problems, cognitive problems, lack of creativity and irritation were felt.

9. By fifth day, things turned out to be weird.

9. By fifth day, things turned out to be weird.
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10. Finally, couldn't handle anymore and had to sleep for few good hours.

10. Finally, couldn't handle anymore and had to sleep for few good hours.
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He shares his experience and recommends not to try this kind of tiring sleeping schedule, as it is meant or few genetically designed people who could manage themselves with such fewer sleep hours.