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#T4DT: Do you have a sleep disorder?

Over 70% of pwMS have a sleep disorder with about 40-45% having obstructive sleep apnoea. The latter is massively underdiagnosed and needs to be actively screened for to be detected. I suspect having MS increases one’s chances of developing OSA by affecting the tone and function of the so called bulbar or throat muscles. This problem is that OSA affects quality of sleep and leaves most people...

Double-whammy

Sleep glorious sleep! Walking, or sleeping, the talk. Over the last two years, I have tried to increase the duration and quality of my sleep. On reflection, it seems to be working for me. I feel so much better for it. It is now clear that shift work, reduced sleep and poor quality sleep are risk factors for developing dementia. We need to maximise my chances of not developing dementia. Sleep is...

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