Your Brain Literally Devours Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

A brain deprived of sleep will start to consume itself, according to a feature in Science Alert. This finding is a stern reminder of why we do not rest to simply rejuvenate our bodies, but that the brain changes its state during sleep. Quality sleep promotes the biological processes that clear away the toxic debris left by the neurological activity that occurred during waking hours.  At the core of the process are two types of glial cell. During typical restorative sleep, microglial...

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