Detoxification: Another benefit of Sleep

Detoxification: Another benefit of Sleep by Top Water Ionizers

Imagine how you feel when you wake up after a good night’s sleep; refreshed, energized, clear headed, and ready to take on the day. A recent study has revealed why you wake up clear-headed after a good night’s sleep: Your brain detoxifies itself while you sleep. In fact, the brain can cleanse itself of the waste products generated by brain activity  – 10 times easier when you’re asleep than when you’re awake. Your brain burns glucose, and produces waste products as you think. The benefit of sleep and proper hydration to healthy detoxification can’t be overstated. The build up of those waste products in your brain is linked to alzheimers and dementia.

Detoxification: Another benefit of Sleep

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Why proper hydration is essential to a good night’s sleep

Fact:  A glass of water, an hour before bedtime can prevent a heart attack or stroke! The simple act of drinking a glass of water an hour before bed ensures that your body can remain properly hydrated while you sleep. If you become dehydrated while sleeping, it causes your blood to thicken, which makes your heart work harder.

Alkaline water is better for hydration than regular water. Research shows that it hydrates the body better than plain water. Alkaline water has also been shown to protect against the toxic effects of mercury, and to assist the body in flushing out 10 different metals, including aluminium, the build-up of which in the brain is also associated with alzheimer’s.

How brain detoxification works

According to Dr. Don Colbert, brain detoxification has been something of a mystery until recently because waste products in the brain are not removed by blood flow. Instead, when it needs to cleanse, the brain showers itself with cerebrospinal fluid. Your brain cells contract while you sleep, so there’s more room between them for your cerebrospinal fluid to flow freely and flush out waste.

Alkaline water may also offer a protective benefit to the brain itself. A laboratory study, called The neuroprotective effects of electrolyzed reduced water and its model water containing molecular hydrogen and Pt nanoparticles showed that alkaline water protected neural cells from oxidative damage in laboratory tests. These results would need to be confirmed through clinical trials.

Dr. Colbert Recommends Life Ionizers for hydration and detoxification. Read more Life Ionizers testimonials by doctors and health professionals here.

21 Days to a new you? Dr. Colbert’s 21 day detox challenge

If you’re ready to detox, and would like to participate in the detoxification program that Dr. Colbert developed, you can join his 21 Day Detox Challenge. Dr Colbert holds a new 21 Day Detox Challenge about once every 90 days. Sign up for the next challenge begins shortly after Thanksgiving. As a participant in Dr. Colbert’s program you get:

  • Accountability Group – Keeps you on track

  • Over 21 Detoxing recipes for soups, smoothies and salads

  • Exclusive videos of Dr. Colbert walking you through his program

  • Discounts on nutritional supplements used in the program

The Alkaline Lifestyle – Another great detoxification resource

Life Ionizers recommends The Alkaline Lifestyle, a community resource dedicated to helping you switch to a healthy alkaline diet that can help you gently detoxify every day by shifting your body’s pH balance towards alkaline. You can sign up right now for a free basic membership, or if you buy a Life Ionizer, you get a free one-year Gold Membership package in The Alkaline Lifestyle that includes a 12 month alkaline lifestyle course that teaches you how to shift your body’s detoxification systems into high gear!

For more information on how alkaline water can help you detox, call us today at 877-959-7977 for a free personalized consultation with one of our alkaline health experts – Yes! We live the lifestyle we teach!

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