It’s known that sleep not only helps your physical and mental health but it can help your brain function as well.
Physically, those with poor sleep or who suffer from sleep deprivation disorders are more likely to have a stroke or have cardiovascular disorders. The consequences of sleep disorders can lead to poor brain function including poor test taking, reaction times, memory, poor job performance and dementia.
Recent research has show that during sleep your body clears toxic waste from your brain. Read more about the newly discovered process here: Discovering the Brain’s Nightly “Rinse Cycle”