By: Brantley H.
When we sleep we often think of it as a dormant time when our body doesn’t do much but in fact it’s quite the opposite. While you sleep a lot of energy is designated to flushing the brain of toxins, some that are even linked with Alzheimer’s disease, from within your brain cells by shrinking them and making it easier for the fluids to leave the cells but when you wake up they grow back to normal size once more and continue their normal functions. This may help explain why when you don’t have a full nights rest you feel slightly hazy. (Read more…)