Items Tagged ‘cerebral cortex’

March 28, 2013

What Your Sleep Style Says About You

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

If you spend some nights chopping, kicking, and shouting in your sleep (Hi-yah! included), you may be at greater risk for one form of dementia, finds new research from the Mayo Clinic…Lewy body dementia appears to start in the brainstem and slowly make its way up to the cerebral cortex—a process that can take decades, explains […]

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Tags: brainstem, cerebral cortex, cognitive decline, dementia, Dr. Bradley Boeve, Lewy Body Dementia, Prevention, REM sleep, sleep style


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