Sleep disorder linked with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

OSA, where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep stopping breathing, is known to reduce levels of oxygen in the blood. The new study suggests that this drop in oxygen may be linked to a shrinking of the brain’s temporal lobes and a corresponding decline in memory.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180704194350.htm

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