- Restless legs syndrome, a disorder in which unpleasant “crawling” or “tingling” sensations in the legs cause an overwhelming urge to move them
- Sleep apnea, an abnormal breathing pattern in which people briefly stop breathing many times a night, resulting in poor sleep quality
Can Sleep Disorders Lead to Alzeimer's?
No association with dementia was found for any of the other four stages of sleep. Thus, this Framingham Heart Study concludes in the positive.