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[Infographic] The Anatomy Of An All-Nighter

Haven’t we all been through this before – pulling an all-nighter to get a homework assignment completed, or for the programmers amongst us, the “Just one more line of code” syndrome?

But such enforced sleep deprivation in the hopes of chasing success may do more harm that you think. Amongst other things, research shows that pulling too many all-nighters changes your body hormones that tell you when to eat and when to stop eating, and can lead to – horror upon horrors – weight gain.

Here’s an infographic that shows you some of the problems associated with pulling all-nighters:

The Anatomy of an All-Nighter

So if you need to pull an all-nighter, one suggestion is to take a quick power nap.

Just remember to wake up.


This infographic was first posted on OnlineColleges.


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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