Sleep disorders honking about Parkinson’s disease

Sleep disturbance is a common precursor to the development of Parkinson’s disease, and is often signaled about a dangerous illness before the onset of his typical symptoms. This was stated by Russian scientists. According to their data, 86% of people with Parkinson’s disease develop a pre-sleep disorders.

The connection between sleep disorders and Parkinson’s disease stated the specialists of the First Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov. In particular in the development of this disease can take place frequent night and early morning awakening, were able to establish the researchers.

“Such sleep disturbances like difficulty falling asleep, frequent night waking, nocturnal motor agitation, can signal something about the beginning of Parkinson’s disease long before its progression,” said Professor of the Department of nervous diseases and neurosurgery of the University sechenovskiy Marina Nodel.
Parkinson’s disease is a slowly progressive chronic neurological disease characterized by tremor, muscle rigidity, decrease in motor activity. According to Marina Nodel occurring sleep disorders do not allow it to fulfil its protective function to restore neurons of the brain and its purification from bad protein compounds. Sleep disturbances, according to the Professor, not only portend the appearance of Parkinson’s disease, but aggravate its course.

Recovery sleep should be seen as a necessary component of successful treatment of Parkinson’s disease, says study leader. Note that patients with this disease can not be taken many sleeping medications that can inhibit some brain functions. According to Nodel, such patients should prescribe drugs melatonin that have the ability to normalize the biological rhythms of the body.

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