How long can humans go without sleep? According to Guinness Records, it’s 276 hours (though there’s an unconfirmed competitor who claimed sleeplessness for 499 hours!) In everyday life, unfortunately, going sleepless is often considered a badge of honor – Guess what? I’ve been binge-watching on GOT the last 72 hours! Or, I’ve hardly slept the last 7 days, too many tests coming up!
In truth, sleep deprivation is a serious issue with alarming side-effects, ranging from memory loss and hallucinations, to hormone swings, immune system suppression, etc. This infographic spells out the deadly effect of insufficient sleep.
What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep?
Infographic by – Mattress Clarity