Apr 14, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Infographics, Information, Personal, Science

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep [Infographic]

I have been experiencing horrible insomnia lately. It got a bit better last month when I started taking sleeping pills, but now I almost feel like my body has become immune to them. Can this happen?

Whenever my body is in dire need of sleep it responds with migraines. Needless to say I have not been a happy camper lately.

Coincidentally, I found this interesting inforgraphic about sleep over at haha.nu today. After looking it over — and realizing the crappy state of my own sleep-deprived body and mind — I have no doubt that you will die of sleep deprivation before you die from food deprivation.

P.S. — The Magic Sleepsuit giveaway ends tomorrow! Be sure to comment, Tweet, and “Like” for three chances to win!

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9 Responses to “16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep [Infographic]”

  1. Jessica says:

    Helpful, but now I have more questions – what is a pangolin?!

  2. T says:

    I would love to see some of the “studies” that resulted in these “facts”

    • T says:

      sorry if that sounded against you at all, it wasnt meant to…I was just referring to this sounding more like Mythbusters “fact” rather than Science “fact”

  3. Amanda says:

    Wow, that’s interesting!

  4. Heather says:

    So sorry to hear you aren’t sleeping and that you are getting headaches too. I hope you find a remedy soon because I can only imagine that insomnia could be one of the worst things ever. 🙁

  5. Stephanie says:

    You need a mommy-size magic sleepsuit! 🙂

  6. Gloria says:

    Interesting read as I lie awake in bed ^_^

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