Mystery of What Sleep Does To Our Brains May Finally Be Solved

housekeeperSleep is rarely understood phenomenon. Failure to get any sleep for a few days will make people hallucinate and have epileptic seizures. Lab tests with rats indicate that sleep-deprived rats will die within a month’s time.

A theory proposes that connections in the brain are pruned during sleep to ensure that there is room for new information. A good night’s sleep is also required to reinforce memory.

New findings indicate that the housekeeping theory is indeed true. It explains why people have trouble concentrating and learning new information after a night of insufficient sleep.

Other studies have shown that the human brain is less electrically responsive after a good night’s sleep. It indicates that connections are weaker evidence to housekeeping taking place during sleep.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.