WATCH: What really happens if you don't sleep?

Some of us spend long hours taking a nap, catching some Zs and generally resting up. Others sleep for shorter times, unable to slumber for more than six hours at once.

But what happens to the human body if you don't sleep? How long can you possibly stay awake for, before your health starts to fall?

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