Study: Poor Sleep may be Linked to Cognitive Decline
If you’re older, here’s another great reason to get your Z’s:
Better sleep helps you stay sharp at work, play with the grandkids, and, new research shows, prevent dementia.
New evidence reveals that sleep apnea, insomnia, and poor sleep hygiene may be linked to early-stage cognitive decline, dementia, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Pennsylvania offer clinics focusing on sleep as we age, and techniques such as meditation and cognitive-behavioral therapies.
Recommended Citation"Study: Poor Sleep may be Linked to Cognitive Decline" (2016). Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center in the News. Paper 5.