How a Good Night's Sleep Can Clean Your Brain

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How deep we sleep can affect our brain’s ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins, new research suggests.

Because sleep often becomes increasingly lighter and more disrupted as we get older, the study reinforces and potentially explains the links among aging, sleep deprivation, and heightened risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


How Elite Athletes Get the Best Night’s Sleep

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Want to sleep better? For an ever-increasing number of people, the answer is "yes".

There is certainly a lot of advice out there about how to achieve a good night’s rest: evict the TV from your room, source the perfect bed and power down your tech an hour or two before retiring.


This is the Importance of Sleep on Your Mental Health

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If you have ever stepped off a long-haul flight or worked night shifts, you probably noticed changes in your mood, concentration and general well-being. These changes are the result of disturbances to your natural sleep-wake cycle, your “circadian rhythm”. And disruptions to this cycle can have worse consequences than just feeling a bit moody or distracted.