Suffering from sleep deprivation can have drastic impact on your physical and mental health. Early studies have linked a lack of sleep to many colorectal and aggressive breast cancers. An individual that suffers from sleep deprivation can increase their risk of obesity. Males that receive less than 6 hours of sleep can increase their risk of early mortality, diabetes, hypertension, brain tissue loss, and more. Mental side effects include memory problems, increased change of getting emotion, not looking your best, and more likely to catch a cold.