Sleep deprivation ‘unrecognized among the homeless’

Sleep deprivation can age you and undermine your health. After 4 years on the street, I looked 10 or more years older. I do miss the senior discounts I used to get since I am rested and don’t look as broken down. Haha

Murray's Review of Medical Journalism

Credit: Isabelle Esselin Credit: Isabelle Esselin

It may seem the least of their worries, but not being able to get a decent night’s sleep is “without a doubt … the biggest issue for homeless people.”

That’s according to Kevin Barbieux, who calls himself a “chronically homeless” man who blogs as The Homeless Guy.

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About tjmcfee

Freelance writer. Activist on homeless issues. 48 years old. I write about subjects that need to be examined closely and thoughtfully. The idea for Brain Sections came from reading a book about abandoned asylums. I wanted to set a suspense story in that setting. The inclusion of crazed scientists turning homeless people into zombies is what makes the story unique. View all posts by tjmcfee

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