They might be our partners, our friends, our brothers or fathers – whoever the men in our lives are they all have one thing in common – the critical need for restful, unbroken sleep. Here’s why …
A recent study published in the scientific journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia that followed more than 1000 men over 40 years has found that those who reported sleep disturbances had an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life.
As reported by lead researcher, Christian Benedict, ‘We demonstrate the men with self-reported sleep disturbances run a 1.5-fold higher risk to develop Alzheimer’s disease than those without reports of sleep disturbances …’
The older they were when they experienced the unsettled sleep, the higher the risk.
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