According to research conducted at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a sense of excessive sleepiness may be a sign of increased risk for the day
Not all breaks repairers.
Slumber beautiful and as adults, always want to make yourself several times a day.
But these desires and this drowsiness in can be a sign of Alzheimer's disease during the day.
According to a study in the School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, feeling excessively sleepy during the day can be a sign of increased risk of brain pathology of the disease.
Elderly people who feel sleepy during the day, when they wanted to be awake shown that nearly three times more likely to have beta-amyloid deposits, the protein accumulates in the brain of Alzheimer's disease.
The study was published in the journal Sleep, and the team used data from a longitudinal study of aging neuroimaging Baltimore closer look at the level of daytime sleepiness and drowsiness habits of 124 participants in the cognitive health of men and women.
The researchers then compared this information with the results of PET and MRI scans an average of 16 years later.
Thus, the conclusion that the people who said that they often felt sleepy during the day were almost three times more likely to have amyloid-beta deposits; However, nap habits were not significantly associated with beta-amyloid deposits.