Disturbed Sleep Common, But Not Tied to Patient’s Sex or Disease Stage

Disturbed Sleep Common, But Not Tied to Patient’s Sex or Disease Stage

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Disturbed Sleep Common, But Not Tied to Patient’s Sex or Disease Stage

Neither a patient’s sex nor the degree of disease progression substantially affects the manifestations of sleep disturbances in Parkinson’s disease, a study reports. More research into this “very common” and life-affecting problem — and into other non-motor symptoms — of Parkinson’s is needed, its researchers said. The study, “Sleep Disturbances in Seniors with Parkinson’s Disease,” was published in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention. Sleep disturbances — such as difficulty falling asleep, daytime sleepiness, and troubled dreams…

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