Sleeping Longer than Usually Might Be a Sign of Dementia for Seniors

A recent study, published in the journal Neurology, suggests that senior people who start sleeping more than 9 hours every night might be at risk of developing dementia.dementia

Having analyzed data of almost 2,500 people, researchers didn’t find any increased risk in people who had been sleeping 9 or more hours a night for more than an average of 13 years. But those who had begun sleeping more than 9 hours recently had the nearly double risk of developing dementia, compared to the counterparts.

Dr. Jiu-Chiuan Chen, an associate professor at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, wasn’t involved with the study but said the research seems valid.

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