How many hours of sleep do the human body really needs?

Answer An average person usually requires 6-8 hours of sleep. Athletes need more sleep than others as their bodies need to repair from vigorous workouts and such. Naps are a good way to get through the da... Read More »

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How long can a human live without its head?

If a clean guillotine decapitation occurs, a few factors come into play. First, the blood vessels all vasoconstrict -- they'll close down, trapping oxygenated blood in the head. Also, neurological ... Read More »

How long can a person live without sleep?

A good book to read about this is Sleep Thieves by Stanley Coren. He tells a few stories of people who tried to sustain wakefulness. One famous case is the disc jockey Peter Tripp who in 1959 staye... Read More »

How long can you go without sleep before you get permanet brain dammage?

you can actually go several weeks without sleep before PERMANENT brain damage. two days of no sleep is just going to make you feel a little fuzzy until you get a real night's sleep.

Is this normal for my body to sleep this long?

More than 10 hours of sleep per day is too much and can make you very weak and very tired. People who sleep too much often have a fatigue problem.You seem to have a fatigue problem. Perhaps the en... Read More »