New York Study Suggests Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of a Person Developing Alzheimer’s

New York Study Suggests Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of a Person Developing Alzheimer’s
New York researchers have found a link between sleep apnea and high levels of the amyloid protein that is associated with Alzheimer's disease. The connection indicates that doctors should check for sleep apnea in older people who display no Alzheimer's symptoms, the team said. The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, dealt with obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, the form of the disorder that causes a person's breathing to become shallow or to stop while they are asleep. The title of the study is "Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Affects Amyloid Burden in Cognitively Normal Eld
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