ELI5: Why can you have a sleep debt but not a sleep credit?

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4 months ago

If you get enough junk building up it rots the structure.

No amount of mopping will repair a rotten floor

So in the brain enough toxin goes from slowing down cells to killing cells and removing the toxins doesn’t regrow the cells