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How long can you live without sleep?

In 1977, Maureen Weston of the UK went without sleep for 449 hours (18!7 days)! Eventually, your body will force you to sleep! Any Suggestions here?

7 comments

  1. Jeanett Reply:

    Here are some tips to help you survive until bedtime rolls around again. Catch a catnap during the day, but no longer than 10 to 15 minutes. most new parents long to learn that the better your baby sleeps at night, the more sleep you will. Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_2068009_survive-little-sleep.html

  2. Teisha Reply:

    Currently the world record, although un-recorded by Guinness due to health concerns, is over 11 days. However, immediately after setting that record, it was broken by someone else who outdid him by 11 hours. But some chronic insomniacs have… Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/how_long_can_a_person_go_without_sleep

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  4. Fidelia Reply:

    The answer to that is unknown. They have done studies with rats and found that they die after about 28 days without sleep. The feeling is that humans would not live more than 14 days with total sleep deprivation. Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/how_long_can_a_human_live_without_sleep

  5. Emelina Reply:

    How Long Will I Live if I Can’t Eat or Sleep? I have deblitating depression, a vomiting phobia, constipation, procrastination, bad breath, fear of people, and anxiety. I need

  6. Kelly Reply:

    About 10 Days!After 1 Day, Reaction time is slowedAfter 2 Days, Bodily Functions begin to break down! Increased risk for serious illness such as stroke!After 3-4 Days, Hallucinating begins to occur!After 7 Days, possible permanent hormone production damage!

  7. Ara Reply:

    you can go without sleep for about 1 month in certain cases of insomnia you can go for long as a year without sleep but u wouldn't know if you were awake

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