Could RBD Sleep Behavior Disorder be a Factor in Dementia?

 A study by Denmark's Aarhus University found a link between the sleep disorder known as RBD and certain forms of dementia. People with RBD have lower levels of dopamine and show increased signs of brain inflammation. For people with RBD, this could be an indicator of a higher risk of Parkinson's disease, Lewy Bodies, and other forms of dementia.  There is the possibility that this sleep disorder could lead to certain forms of dementia. As RBD is treatable with certain antidepressants, there ... Read more