Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder signals neurological disease

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People with a disorder that causes them to kick or cry out during deep sleep are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson’s disease, a new Canadian study suggests.

“It’s basically a disorder where you act out your dreams at night,” explained study author Dr Ronald B Postuma, of McGill University in Montreal. “When people who have RBD [REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder] dream they are in a fight, which is very common, they will make punching movements.”
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