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Living with Dementia

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   



What is dementia?

postitron emission tomography1 - multiple system atrophy1 - parkinson's psychosis1 - latin dementia1 - deficiency of thiamine1 - frontal-lobe degeneration1 - wernicke-korsakoff syndrome15 - early alzheimer's3 - sahlgrenska academy1 - hiv1 - alzheimer type2 - learning1 - earliest stages of alzheimers disease1 - remarriage1 - fatuitas1 - alzheimer's prevention1 - pseudodementia2 - cortical atrophy1 - tasigna1 - microhemmorhage1 - people with dementia4 - cortical neurons1 - stage dementia1 - autism1 - huntington's1 - progression of dementia1 - cognitive decline19 - immune system1 - national academy on an aging society1 - inheritable dominant disease1 -