Tag: is there a link between sleep and dementia

Tired During the Day? May Make You More Susceptible to Dementia

Sleepiness and Fatigue Linked to Brain Atrophy A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas of the brain that are more susceptible to aging and Alzheimer’s disease....

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Depression, Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

Depression, Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia People with depression and/or type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for dementia and that risk is even greater among individuals diagnosed with both, according to an article published by JAMA Psychiatry. As many as 20 percent of people with type...

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Are You Getting a Good Night’s Sleep? Less Sleep, Poor Quality Sleep May Have Alzheimer’s Link

(From JAMA) Getting less sleep and poor sleep quality are associated with abnormal brain imaging findings suggesting Alzheimer disease (AD) in older adults, according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. Deposits of ë_-Amyloid (ëÔë_) plaques are one of the hallmarks of AD. Fluctuations in ëÔë_...

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