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How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins

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How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins

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The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. Electrical signals known as slow waves appear just before a pulse of fluid washes through the brain, presumably removing toxins …

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