Four Things That Happen to Your Brain on Less Than Six Hours of Sleep

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Experts recommend between seven and nine hours of sleep a night, but at least a third of us aren’t getting that much.

Here are four things that happen to your brain when you’re running on less than six hours of sleep . . .

1.  You get distracted more easily.

2.  You’re more anxious.

3.  You have a shorter fuse.

4.  Your take bigger risks.

Four things that can help you power through a day when you’re sleep deprived.

1. Get some sun . . .

2. Take breaks to stretch and move around . . .

3. Drink coffee, but don’t overdo it . . .

4. If possible, take a 20-minute nap.