With everyone tracking their sleep these days with Oura rings or Fitbits, there is an increased awareness about how the amount of deep, slow-wave sleep affects your overall sleep quality. Adenosine is key to slow-wave sleep, and the rate at which you break down adenosine impacts your sleep quality. BDNF, brain-derived neurotrophic factor, is also important here.
Why is slow-wave sleep important?
When you sleep, your brain goes through different electrical wave patterns. Part of the time, you w...
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