Are you getting enough sleep? What is enough sleep? What are the negative effects of not getting enough sleep? Did you know that chronic sleep deprivation can significantly affect your health, performance, safety and pocketbook. After a typical nights sleep you might not feel restored and refreshed and actually be sleepy during the day. That can be undiagnosed sleep deprivation. What are some of the medical illnesses related to sleep problems? High blood pressure, Heart attack, Heart failure, stroke , obesity, ...just to name a few. What most people don't realize is that better sleep habits may be instrumental to the success of any weight management plan. That said....anyone making a resolution to lose weight should probably consider a parallel commitment for getting more sleep.