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Horrifying Things Sleep Deprivation Can Do To You

Pale skin, haggard countenance, bloodshot eyes, and an immune system that is increasingly becoming weak await people who don’t get enough sleep. Aside from an increased risk of contracting sicknesses, a petrifying infographic from the Huffington Post shows in great detail what sleep deprivation can do to you.

Studies highly recommend 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. However, almost 40% of people in the U.S. get less than those mentioned hours. I was alarmed to find out the effects of losing sleep can take effect even in just after one night. Furthermore, a new study showed more scary results. One of them points out that sleeping for a week in sessions of less than 6 hours will cause negative changes to more than seven hundred genes. See the damages in your body brought about by losing sleep:

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Original Source: This Horrifying Infographic Shows What Sleep Deprivation Can Do To You via Business Insider

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