New research indicates chronic sleep deprevation can lead to irreversible brain damage.

§ December 28th, 2014 § Filed under ANXIETY Comments Off on New research indicates chronic sleep deprevation can lead to irreversible brain damage.

A university of Pennsylvania animal study found that extended wakefulness can injure neurons essential

for alertness and cognition, and the damage might be permanent.

Short sleep may also be linked to shrinking brain volume, other studies have led scientists to conclude that chemicals secreted during deep sleep are crucial for repairing the body including the brain.

one of the chemicals involved in creating memories, acetylcholine is also involved in sleep and dreaming.

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