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Lack of Sleep May Damage Brain | Psych Central News


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A new study shows that just one night of sleep deprivation increases morning blood concentrations of NSE and S-100B — molecules typically found in the brain.Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden say the rise in concentration of these molecules in the blood may indicate that a lack of sleep may contribute to the loss of brain tissue.

The key is to use sleep loss sparingly, like alcohol.

Alcohol also damages brain tissue but that doesn't mean we should avoid it completely.

Ideally we'd always get enough sleep but if we have to cut corners sometimes we can deal with it. 

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