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Go to Sleep: It May Be the Best Way to Avoid Getting Alzheimer’s

Doctors studying Alzheimer's disease have known for a while now that their patients are poor sleepers. But does the disease result in disrupted sleep, or do unhealthy sleep habits contribute to the disease?

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Disruption of sleep patterns generates increased insulin resistance.  If the diet is rich in omega-6 fatty acids (as virtually all American diets are), then you have a sure-fire prescription for increased inflammation, especially in the brain.  It’s increased neuroinflammation that accelerates Alzheimer’s disease.


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