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How Side-Sleeping May Protect Against Alzheimer's

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • The glymphatic system in your brain targets the removal of misfolded proteins that are the hallmark of neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The system is functional only while we sleep, and animal models reveal it works best in the side-lying position


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