Learning & education: glymphatic system

Glymphatic System: Sleep's Role in Brain Health
Jan 26, 2024
Sleep is considered the most fundamental element of the glymphatic system activity, particularly slow-wave sleep during non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep [10]. Both sleep duration and quality influence the glymphatic system as sleep disruption results in glymphatic clearance impairment and compromises the essential removal of extracellular metabolites from the brain [9].
glymphatic lymphatic aging sleep
Feb 09, 2023
Have you ever wondered how your body clears cellular waste? Where do our millions of cells dump their garbage? The answer to this question is relatively simple: outside of your brain, all the cells of your body pour their harmful metabolic waste, proteins, and other dissolved substances into the lymphatic system.

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