Sleep Apnea in Middle Age Doubles Risk For Alzheimer’s

Middle-aged people who have sleep apnea or who get 9 or more hours of sleep at night have more than double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) within about 6 years, new research suggests.

A UK Biobank study of more than 500,000 individuals also showed that excessive daytime sleepiness was associated with increased risk for AD.

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from Sleep Review https://www.sleepreviewmag.com/sleep-health/sleep-whole-body/brain/sleep-apnea-middle-age-doubles-risk-alzheimers/

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