Chronic Lack of Sleep May Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Suggests

Chronic Lack of Sleep May Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Suggests
A poor night’s sleep may increase the levels of proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers, noting that their findings may be especially important for people with chronic sleep disorders. The study by scientists at Stanford University, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Radboud University Medical Centre in the Netherlands, “Slow wave sleep

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  1. larry junis says:

    It seems you are damned if you do and damned if you don’t. If you take sleep meds they can damage your brain and if you don’t and can’t sleep, this damages your brain also! A doctor from a sleep clinic prescribed Zolpidem(generic for Ambien). I saw a neurologist and he told me to stop taking it and would not recommend any sleep meds.

    • Tim Bossie says:

      That is usually the way things go. One doctor says one thing… and other says they are wrong. You have to trust your doctors, but also be your own advocate and do what works best for you.

  2. Sharon Gronow says:

    The only way for females to get some sleep with young children and babies is to co-sleep and breast feed. But they say not to do that. Can you imagine what its like to live for years getting up to babies and kids without a decent nights sleep? Then, theres menopause with hot flashes and restless legs for maybe 10 years. No wonder dementia affects more men than women. Uugh😑

  3. Prof. A Kamil Pinarci PhDq, MSc. says:

    There are many solutions to sleep well without heavy drugs. First one exercise or even light walk for 20 minutes, second warm milk and stop thinking the daily problems which is good for your heart and brain, and most important take a garlic pill which lowers your blood pressure and gives you a wonderful sleep. But if you have major problems with sleeping your doctor may advise a helpful medicine

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