science of sleep

How Does Sleeping Well Impact Brain Detoxification?

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Have you been sleeping well lately? We all
know that getting enough sleep is an important part of living a healthy and
engaged life. Of course, getting a good night’s sleep keeps you sharp during
the day, and recent science has also shown how important it is in learning and
memory. Sleep is not only good for helping you pay attention in class or
remembering what you did yesterday though, it also helps keep your brain neat
and tidy after a hard days work. Recent research has shown that sleep triggers
the brain to clear out the toxins that build up while you’re awake.

In other parts of your body, waste management
is the responsibility of a network of vessels known as the lymphatic system.
This system picks up and flushes out toxic molecules and…