This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's

Research has linked a particular sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. What characterizes this sleep problem, and can its presence be a good way to predict Parkinson’s risk? People who experience a sleep disorder that causes them to act out…

Why does restless sleep predict Parkinson's disease?

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Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder is associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. For the first time, researchers demonstrate that inflammation may play a key role. A new study has uncovered links between Parkinson’s and RBD. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is linked with…