The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Post by Rashmun on Tue May 30, 2017 10:24 pm

The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours - our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day.

Weirdly enough, the same process starts to occur in brains that are chronically sleep-deprived too - except it's kicked into hyperdrive. Researchers have found that persistently poor sleep causes the brain to clear a significant amount of neurons and synaptic connections, and recovering sleep might not be able to reverse the damage.

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-brain-literally-starts-eating-itself-when-it-doesn-t-get-enough-sleep?sf82379496=1

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Re: The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Post by southindian on Wed May 31, 2017 6:50 am

Rashmun wrote:The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours - our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day.

Weirdly enough, the same process starts to occur in brains that are chronically sleep-deprived too - except it's kicked into hyperdrive. Researchers have found that persistently poor sleep causes the brain to clear a significant amount of neurons and synaptic connections, and recovering sleep might not be able to reverse the damage.

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-brain-literally-starts-eating-itself-when-it-doesn-t-get-enough-sleep?sf82379496=1
Covfefe,

This is true and shows how your brain has deteriorated over the years. Your posts say it all. Smile
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Re: The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Post by Vakavaka Pakapaka on Wed May 31, 2017 8:59 am

southindian wrote:
Rashmun wrote:The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours - our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day.

Weirdly enough, the same process starts to occur in brains that are chronically sleep-deprived too - except it's kicked into hyperdrive. Researchers have found that persistently poor sleep causes the brain to clear a significant amount of neurons and synaptic connections, and recovering sleep might not be able to reverse the damage.

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-brain-literally-starts-eating-itself-when-it-doesn-t-get-enough-sleep?sf82379496=1
Covfefe,

This is true and shows how your brain has deteriorated over the years. Your posts say it all. Smile
He also doesn't seem to know that the main source of energy for the brain is - carbs, not protein. So, overeating beef may be making him a meathead.

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Re: The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Post by garam_kuta on Wed May 31, 2017 11:40 am

Vakavaka Pakapaka wrote:
southindian wrote:
Rashmun wrote:The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours - our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day.

Weirdly enough, the same process starts to occur in brains that are chronically sleep-deprived too - except it's kicked into hyperdrive. Researchers have found that persistently poor sleep causes the brain to clear a significant amount of neurons and synaptic connections, and recovering sleep might not be able to reverse the damage.

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-brain-literally-starts-eating-itself-when-it-doesn-t-get-enough-sleep?sf82379496=1
Covfefe,

This is true and shows how your brain has deteriorated over the years. Your posts say it all. Smile
He also doesn't seem to know that the main source of energy for the brain is - carbs, not protein. So, overeating beef may be making him a meathead.

i wonder you took that outta not the urban but propa/bittu diktionary Wink Razz

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