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Living with Dementia

Sleep Disturbances

Sleep disturbances, common in Parkinson’s disease, can be early indicator of disease onset

Up to 70% of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns such as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, while other patients may be subject to sudden and involuntary daytime sleep “attacks.” In the extreme, PD patients may exhibit REM-sleep… Sleep disturbances, common in Parkinson’s disease, can be early indicator of disease onset   



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