Ask the Doctor: Insomnia; Flu Shot & Stroke Risk; Thyroid Meds for Depression

Find out what effects insomnia can have on your brain and whether it can lead to Alzheimer's disease.

Q: I have insomnia, and I’m worried about what it’s doing to my brain. Does chronic sleep disturbance lead to Alzheimer’s disease? A: Scientists have identified an association between chronic sleep disturbance and greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but it has been unclear whether sleep disturbance is an early sign of AD, or a […]

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