Do Dementia Patients Get Violent?

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Researchers Find That Violent Dreams May Be Precursor to Dementia

    “Only in your dreams” can take on an ominous tone in relation to Alzheimer’s disease if your dreams become violent and you find that you’re acting them out. Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a rare sleep disorder that results in violent dreams has been identified as a potential early sign of dementia and other brain disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease. This study was published in the July 28 edition of Neurology.

     “People with a mysterious sleep disturbance...

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