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Obstructive Sleep Apnea During REM Stage Linked To Memory Decline

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Researchers have found that obstructive sleep apnea severity during the REM stage of sleep negatively impacts verbal memory. Image for illustration purposes
Researchers have found that obstructive sleep apnea severity during the REM stage of sleep negatively impacts verbal memory. Image for illustration purposes

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  • worldwide and may raise the risk for several neurological conditions, including Alzheimer’s.
  • Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have found that sleep apnea severity during the REM stage of sleep negatively impacts verbal memory.
  • The negative impact is especially high in older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s, the researchers report.

Researchers estimate about 936 million adults globally live with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)— a condition where a person has interruptions, or pauses, in breathing when sleeping, causing disrupted sleep.

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