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Living with Dementia

Harvard Medical School

Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia

Older women who have sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory problems and dementia, according to a new study.

It’s not clear yet whether treating the sleep apnea can help prevent that memory decline -  but researchers say future studies should address that question.

“It makes sense that good sleep is going… Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia   

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