Contribued by Emiliene Alemkeng

Some people often underestimate and undermine Insomnia not knowing it has mischievous consequences which can lead to death. Your health needs to be in good condition in order for you to carry out your daily activities. So, you have to take serious measures once you start experiencing some changes on your body. This is to enlighten you on the fact that, insomnia as simple as it sounds, can easily destroy you. Below are few ways that insomnia can affect you.


The effects of insomnia goes far beyond fatigue.  At a certain point, cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure and stroke caused by chronic insomnia can affect you regardless of your age. Researches had it that, without enough sleep, some chemicals are activated and prevent the body from getting extended periods in which heart rate is lowered.

Without enough sleep, you are likely to gain weight. Lack of sleep can change the range of markers of blood sugar, hormone levels and byproducts of metabolism in blood. At this process, your body stores fat while your muscles breakdown.


People have died because of the influence of insomnia. This is because, they neglected it at the beginning and didn’t know it was gradually destroying their system. A lot of people have died through motor accident, accidents at work, fire incident in the kitchen as a result of insomnia.


I think this point is very obvious, you can’t indorse the opposite, you will be able to be productively fit when you are faced with fatigue, lack of motivation, lack of energy, irritability and still yield a good output at work. It is almost impossible. That’s just what insomnia will get out of you, it keeps you sleeping at the office, easily irritated and angered at work thus your productivity will fall drastically.

As mentioned above, the effects of chronic insomnia are shocking.  So, it is always advisable to see a doctor and start treatment immediately.  Meanwhile, don’t forget to drop a comment below.

                                                                                   Edited by Nicholine Akou