Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Poor Sleep

Poor sleep tied to Alzheimer’s-like brain changes

Older adults who don’t sleep well have more of the brain plaques that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

The finding doesn’t prove that not getting enough shut-eye causes the build-up of beta-amyloid plaques and leads to dementia rather than the other way around.

The researchers can’t be sure which came… Poor sleep tied to Alzheimer’s-like brain changes   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

dimebon1 - paraphrenia1 - faseb journal1 - early alzheimer's disease1 - blood sugar3 - frontotemporal dementia signs1 - memory robbing disease1 - protein amyloid beta1 - downs syndrome1 - risk for alzheimer disease1 - common form of dementia1 - margaret thatcher1 - neurodegenerative conditions1 - cardiac surgery2 - dementia in elderly1 - cognitive1 - significant memory loss1 - national alzheimer's project act1 - igf resistance1 - clinical observations1 - parkinson's drug2 - imbeciles1 - risk for dementia1 - brain damage2 - high-dose chemotherapy1 - alzheimer's epidemic1 - cholinesterase inhibitors1 - increased dementia risk1 - cognitive processes2 - long-term cognitive changes1 -