Little to No Sleep Can Lead to Health Concerns

“Health is a three-legged stool. If you are missing sleep, which is a third of our lives normally, your body is not rejuvenating itself,” said Dr. Michael Howell, associate professor in the UMN Medical School Department of Neurology in this interview with Kare 11. “Sleep is critically important in flushing out toxins. If you aren't sleeping well you get a buildup of toxins and they can lead to Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson's disease.  The (protein) builds up normally throughout the day. If you are sleeping well it gets flushed out." Read more.