Your body without sleep

We are a society that burns the candle at both ends, a nation where people stay up, work, or have fun. However, going without adequate sleep carries with it short- and long-term consequences. Most people don’t get enough sleep.

In the short term, a lack of adequate sleep can affect judgment, mood, ability to learn and retain information, and may increase the risk of serious accidents and injury. In the long term, chronic sleep deprivation may lead to a host of health problems including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even early mortality.

Your Body Without Sleep

Posted by BuzzFeed Video on Monday, 15 February 2016