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This 'Sleep or Die' Infographic Shows the Dangers of Limited Rest

By: Tana Makmanee - Published: May 15, 2013 • References: cooldailyinfographics
With people's hectic schedules and busy lives, making sure to get enough sleep is essential to rejuvenating the body, and this 'Sleep or Die' infographic outlines potential hazardous health effects and dangers of limited rest.

While sleeping in that extra hour or two in the morning often makes us feel more energized, there are actual statistical benefits to getting a proper amount of sleep each night for ones health. This infographic outlines how the recommended daily hours of sleep is between seven to nine hours, and this allotment of time serves to improve health and alertness. The problem is that most people sleep for a time period well below that recommended amount, causing a risk for such things as diabetes, a heart attack or even death.

If you're worried that you aren't getting enough sleep, then this 'Sleep or Die' chart will let you know just how dangerous limited rest can be.