What Happens When Your Brain Doesn't Sleep? The Results Could Surprise You

If it seems like your head’s in the clouds and you can’t seem to focus, this is a sign that your brain just isn’t getting enough sleep. We have all had those days that we just can’t remember anything, we’re angry over nothing, we make risky decisions, and overall, we just aren’t on the same page as everyone else. Why is this? The answer to this question is simple, we aren’t getting enough sleep.

Sleep is needed to regenerate our brains, so when we don’t sleep, our brains don’t function like they are suppose to. This chart, composed from information taken from the CDC, Journal of Neuroscience, and the UC Berkeley Walker Sleep Lab, shows us what can happen to us when we decide to ignore our sleep signals.

Check our Health Benefits Of Sleeping page for in-depth information.

Graphic Explains How Lack of Sleep Can Negatively Affect Your Brain

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