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Mayo Clinic: REM Sleep Disorder Doubles Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Parkinson's

ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with symptoms suggesting rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, have twice the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Parkinson's disease within four years of diagnosis with the sleep problem, compared with people without the disorder, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The [...]

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RBD, MCI and Parkinson's

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Boeve tells us about a study which found an association between mild cognitive impairment, Parkinson's Disease and RBD or rem sleep behavoir disorder. To listen, click the link below. RBD and MCIParkinsons

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REM Sleep Disorder Doubles Risk Of Mild Cognitive Impairment/Parkinson’s

People with symptoms suggesting (REM) rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, have twice the risk of developing (MCI) mild cognitive impairment  or Parkinson’s disease within four years of diagnosis of the sleep problem,  compared with people without the disorder.         “Understanding that certain patients are at greater risk for MCI or Parkinson’s disease [...]

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