How bad, exactly? Cerebral shrinkage and brain damage bad.
That’s according to the informative infographic below from Mic and General Electric. If you still needed any more reason — and you shouldn’t — to make sure you’re getting 7-8 hours of a sleep a night, read about the consequences (on a colorful drawing, though!) of sleep deprivation below.
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If you’re having trouble falling asleep at night, try the 4-7-8 breathing method here to fall asleep more quickly. You could also try to not fall asleep.