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Ever lost some sleep just to be neurotic, exhausted and angry? This is because sleep is absolutely necessary for our survival and refusing to rest the body can lead to some very scary circumstances.
In this video, we offer you information about what happens the longer you lose sleep. The video starts from the first 18 hours waking up. During this time, you are more prone to heart attacks, you accumulate pro-inflammatory proteins and the number of your immune cells begins to decrease.
After 24 hours of sleep loss, your brain begins to be affected: you begin to lose focus and memory. The symptoms can be compared to drunkenness. In fact, according to the CDC, staying awake for 24 hours is similar to a blood alcohol content of 0.10 percent, which is higher than the 0.08 percent limit.
During this time, microsleep begins with brief bouts of sleep that you don’t even suspect are happening. They are dangerous because you can faint anywhere and even when you wake up you feel disoriented.
The video then describes what happens when you are awake for 36 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours and 96 hours. The symptoms get worse and worse and put you in greater danger. If you value your health, this is a video you should not miss.