Sign up FAST! Login

Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins.


Stashed in: Sleep!, Brain

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

"The brain only has limited energy at its disposal and it appears that it must choose between two different functional states - awake and aware or asleep and cleaning up," said researcher Dr Maiken Nedergaard.

Perhaps this is why we sleep. To cleanse.

You May Also Like: