Alzheimer's: Elderly warned of the dangers in taking those daytime naps

Alzheimer's: Elderly warned of the dangers in taking those daytime naps
 

US scientists found those with disturbed night-time sleep patterns, leading to daytime snoozing, were more likely to have the first traces of the disease – and they occur much earlier than thought.
Researchers said it was unclear if disturbed sleep put people at risk of Alzheimer’s or if disease-related brain changes caused disrupted sleep rhythms.
But the study found those who catnapped, even if they got enough sleep, had a greater probability of early Alzheimer’s.
The findings add to growing evidence linking disruptions in the body clock, or circadian rhythms, to the brain disease, which... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Health, Views: 35
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