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Sleep And The Process Of Keeping Our Brains Healthy

Sleep And The Process Of Keeping Our Brains Healthy

  • Quality sleep is the one universal factor that can keep our brain healthy.
  • Sleep is so important that mammals die in about a week if they are completely deprived of sleep.
  • While we think our lights are out when we sleep, our brain is very much active and uses a lot of energy.

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