Here’s what happens to your body when you don’t log enough hours under the covers.

1. You Get Sick

 Losing sleep can impair your body’s ability to fight off illness. This makes it easier to get sick. Researchers even uncovered that there’s a reciprocal relationship between sleep and your immune system. You may lose additional sleep while your body fights off a bug if you get sick and haven’t had enough shut-eye.

2. Your Heart Suffers

 Both short (less than five hours of sleep per night) and long (nine or more per night) sleep durations are shown to have a negative impact on heart health, according to an analysis published in the European Heart Journal. In particular, your chances of developing coronary heart disease or having a stroke are greatly increased with less sleep.

3. Your Risk Of Cancer Increases