Sleep found that having trouble falling asleep was associated with a higher risk of developing cognitive impairment 14 years later compared with other insomnia symptoms. The findings, based on data from almost 2,500 adults ages 51 and older, revealed that frequently having trouble falling asleep was linked to poorer episodic memory, language, executive function, processing speed performance and visuospatial performance."/> Sleep found that having trouble falling asleep was associated with a higher risk of developing cognitive impairment 14 years later compared with other insomnia symptoms. The findings, based on data from almost 2,500 adults ages 51 and older, revealed that frequently having trouble falling asleep was linked to poorer episodic memory, language, executive function, processing speed performance and visuospatial performance."/> Sleep problem linked to later cognitive impairment

Sleep problem linked to later cognitive impairment

2021-06-10

A study published in the journal Sleep found that having trouble falling asleep was associated with a higher risk of developing cognitive impairment 14 years later compared with other insomnia symptoms. The findings, based on data from almost 2,500 adults ages 51 and older, revealed that frequently having trouble falling asleep was linked to poorer episodic memory, language, executive function, processing speed performance and visuospatial performance.

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