The Body-Wrecking Effects Of Too Little Sleep

A sleep revolution could help us solve the planet’s biggest problems. And it could also do a whole bunch for your personal health.

Forty percent of Americans get less than the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Many of us know that this puts us at increased risk for heart problems, obesity and other diseases. But a new graphic from Business Insider points out some scary, more subtle effects you may not know of, from mood swings to poor vision to difficulty remembering and processing new information. It’s all the more reason to hit the sack early tonight:

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