Sleeping Longer Could Be Dementia Sign

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HEALTHWATCH - Seniors who being sleeping more than nine hours a night may face a higher risk of dementia.

A new study suggests that the risk of dementia grew by almost two and a half times for those needing extra sleep. Dementia is by no means a guarantee for those who are sleeping more. The new study only found an association between added sleep and dementia, not a cause and effect relationship.

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