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Evidence is accumulating that disruptions in sleep patterns, particularly slow-wave and REM sleep, alter amyloid-β production and clearance through the cerebrospinal fluid pathways and may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Original Article: Is Sleep a Clue to a Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease?NEXT ARTICLE
Sleep disorders disrupt sleep during the night, or cause sleepiness during the day, caused by physiological or psychological factors. The common ones include snoring and sleep apnea, insomnia, parasomnias, sleep paralysis, restless legs syndrome, circa...
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...