Zzzz… Snoring Linked to Alzheimer’s

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Sawing logs may be more than just a nuisance to your sleeping buddy. It could spike your chances of getting Alzheimer’s.

It’s a scary thought, seeing as somewhere between 19 and 40% of adults snore. And now, researchers say any disruption of breathing during sleep can affect your brain. It’s also linked with high blood pressure, weight gain, impotency, cardiovascular issues and headaches if left untreated.