Why Alzheimer’s Disease is Associated with Disrupted Sleep

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Research has hinted that the development of Alzheimer’s might be linked with disrupted sleep patterns in the patient. Still, the question remains as to why this occurs.

New developments indicate that disabling a gene linked with timekeeping causes brain cells to die spontaneously. This is believed to be the key connection between sleep problems and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. The study was undertaken by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania.

Read more about the current research and discover why a good night’s sleep is key to a lifetime of healthy living.

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