Why a Good Night’s Sleep Works


A new study suggests that a good night’s sleep leaves you feeling sharp and refreshed because a newly discovered system that scrubs away neural waste is mostly active when you’re at rest. The discovery of the brain’s unique waste removal system, dubbed the glymphatic system, seems to work like a neural trash truck, clearing away toxic by-products that build up when you’re awake.

see http://www.nbcnews.com/health/good-nights-sleep-scrubs-your-brain-clean-researchers-find-8C11413186

Get some sleep tonight!


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