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What to know about Alzheimer’s and sleep

September 29, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

Alzheimer’s disease causes progressive, irreversible memory loss and affects how individuals think, reason, and behave. It is the most common type of dementia and is responsible for 60–80% of cases.

As Alzheimer’s progresses, it may lead to sleeping problems that disrupt the daily routine of both the person and their caregivers. The person may experience various sleep disturbances, including shorter or fragmented sleep, changes to their sleep cycle, and sleep disorders.

This article looks at how and why Alzheimer’s affects sleep. It also provides some sleep management tips that may help with sleep issues relating to Alzheimer’s.

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