Benefits of Sleep: it Cleans your Brain.

A new study from National Institutes of Health on the benefits of sleep shows sleep may actually clean the brain. Scientists have recently discovered a process by which the brain actually flushes toxins out of spaces between cells.  We are not yet sure of the significance of this information, but it may help explain why sleep and mental health are so closely related.  A summary of the study here, explains some of the findings.

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Holly Scott, MBA, MS, LPC sees clients at Uptown Dallas Counseling. Holly is trained in the specialty of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and holds the position of Diplomate in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Holly works with clients to help them overcome challenges in their daily lives that may be preventing them from achieving happiness. She helps clients with stress management, depression, parenting, marriage counseling, and other mental health concerns. If you are looking for a counselor or therapist, explore this website to see if Holly may be able to help you. 

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