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Senior man napping in a chair during the day.

What's the Link Between Daytime Sleepiness and Risk of Dementia?

As a sleep medicine expert, Dr. Hendel thinks it’s worth asking if there’s an association between dementia and the consequences of sleep instability.

Doctor talking with patient about brain scan from head injury.

How (and Why) Traumatic Brain Injury Harms Sleep

As many as 70 percent of individuals suffer from sleep disturbances after a traumatic brain injury.

Child snoring in bed

Untreated Childhood Sleep Apnea Harms Brain

Childhood sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed and can harm brain cells linked to cognition and mood.