Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

 

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Sleep disturbance in elderly persons is associated with brain changes such as hardened brain arteries which can contribute to the risk of stroke and cognitive impairment. The findings regarding poor sleep risks were reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. – Reuters