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How long can someone go without sleep? can you die from not sleeping?

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I'm not sure exactly, but I know sleep is used to repair areas of the brain that build up small amounts of damage throughout the day, so you would probably die eventually. More likely though is that in your sleep-deprived state you'd do something like run off the road while driving.

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caitlin.shields21

Yes I think someone can die of exhaustion.

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no one has died from lack of sleep from what I was informed

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Your internal mechanisms will put you to sleep even if you fight it. Hope you are not standing up or driving when that happens

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