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How are sleep disorders linked with dementia?

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry
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In brief: Sleep and dementia

Melatonin is a molecule, which is released as a hormone of the pineal gland predominantly during night.
Melatonin secretion decreases during aging. Reduced melatonin levels are also observed in various diseases, such as types of dementia. A common symptom of insufficient melatonin signaling is sleep disturbances. Melatonin immediate release is already effective for reducing difficulty in sleeping.

In brief: Sleep and dementia

Melatonin is a molecule, which is released as a hormone of the pineal gland predominantly during night.
Melatonin secretion decreases during aging. Reduced melatonin levels are also observed in various diseases, such as types of dementia. A common symptom of insufficient melatonin signaling is sleep disturbances. Melatonin immediate release is already effective for reducing difficulty in sleeping.
Dr. Leonard Lado
Dr. Leonard Lado
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Sleep Apnea

Prolonged untreated sleep apnea can cause cognitive deficits and progressively with older age greater than 65 the risk of dementia may be aggravated due to chronic cognitive deficits.

In brief: Sleep Apnea

Prolonged untreated sleep apnea can cause cognitive deficits and progressively with older age greater than 65 the risk of dementia may be aggravated due to chronic cognitive deficits.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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