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

Published: Mar 15, 2012

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.

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