Brain Clears Toxins During Sleep

Christine Green, MD’s Commentary –
Christine Green, MD
Sleep is mandatory.  We work on achieving restful sleep for all patients.  During stage 4 sleep your immune system kicks into high gear, you make hormones second.  This article shows how we clear toxins: sleep like a baby.

 

Brain Clears Toxins During Sleep
By Pauline Anderson
Posted on November 8, 2013 by Medscape

Scientists have long wondered why sleep is restorative and why lack of sleep impairs brain function.

Now, new animal research suggests how the sleep state may help clear the body of potentially toxic central nervous system (CNS) metabolites.

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The related research was published on October 18, 2013 in Science.

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