A new study published in the journal Clinical Medicine found that participants who experience frequent nightmares are more likely to develop a disease. Parkinson’s disease Compared to those who do not.
Catherine Fletcher, director of research and communication at Parkinson’s UK, said: “We know there are many people with Parkinson’s disease. Sleep problems“.
“Previous studies may have included more aggressive content in the dreams of people with Parkinson’s disease, and are generally more vivid and frightening compared to the dreams of people without the condition.”
Fletcher noted that the new study provides additional evidence that changes in sleep may be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease.
He mentioned additional information about Early symptoms As the condition and how the brain may change, research is getting closer to the best treatments.
Abidimi Otaiko, a leading researcher at the Center for Human Brain Health at the University of Birmingham, said: ‘This could be very helpful in diagnosing ADHD. Parkinson’s disease Initially, however, there are very few risk signs and many require expensive or very common hospital tests.
He added: “Determining the importance of disturbances and dreams may indicate that individuals who experience changes in their dreams in old age – without obvious stimuli – should seek medical advice.”
Parkinson’s disease is caused by a deficiency of a substance The chemical dopamineIt acts as an ambassador for coordinating movement and vital signsInvoluntary vibration For certain parts of the body, slow movement, stiff and inflexible muscles.