Lack of sleep leads to brain damage

Lack of sleep leads to brain damage

The researchers conducted an experiment involving 15 young men. Lack of sleep leads to brain damage, said researchers from Sweden.

This is the conclusion of the University of Uppsala officials, who conducted an experiment involving 15 young men. The study consisted of two parts: in one night the volunteers slept about eight hours, but stayed awake for another night.

Lack of sleep leads to brain damage

It was found that after a sleepless night, the participants of the experiment improved the content of protein molecules NSE and S-100B. Usually this happens when damaged brain tissue.

Good sleep is essential for maintaining brain health.

Earlier, American scientists said that women need to sleep longer than men, because due to the lack of sleep they have a depression. In addition, sleep deficiency in women may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other diseases.