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Did You Know that Sleep is Good for Your Brain?

Did you know that while you are asleep your brain is still hard at work? Lack of sleep impairs your ability to reason, solve problems, and focus on details. Studies show that sleep helps restore the brain by removing toxins like beta-amyloid from the brain. Beta-amyloid is a primary marker of Alzheimer’s disease. Keep reading for tips on getting a good night’s sleep. #WorldSleepDay

Last Updated on March 18, 2022

Published by Chrishun Brown

Communications Manager for the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center

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