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... a documentary about a gentleman who was having trouble falling to sleep. Eventually, it got so bad that he was hospitalized. The drugs he was given to help him sleep stopped working and he went insane from sleep deprivation. It took like months or a year for him to die. That had to be horrible. ... (9 replies)
... Of course, they are saying it's from lack of movement. ... (9 replies)
... Lack of sleep cannot kill a human. However, that being said, being in the same position for 86 hours straight could possibly kill you. ... (9 replies)

... or something. It was called "fatal familial insomnia." It is a genetic disorder in which the brain loses its ability to sleep, and sufferers eventually die from it. But don't worry, it is really rare! ... (9 replies)




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