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Sleep and its derangements William Alexander Hammond

Sleep and its derangements

William Alexander Hammond

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Sleep and its derangements by Hammond, William 1869The state of general repose which accompanies sleep is of especial value to the organism in allowing the nutrition of the nervous tissue to go on at a greater rate than its destructiveMoreSleep and its derangements by Hammond, William 1869The state of general repose which accompanies sleep is of especial value to the organism in allowing the nutrition of the nervous tissue to go on at a greater rate than its destructive metamorphosis. The same effect is, of course, produced upon the other structures of the body- but this is not of so much importance as regards them, for while we are awake they all obtain a not inconsiderable amount of rest.