Science Daily: Disrupted circadian rhythms may drive anxiety and exacerbate brain disorders

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Sleep disruptions are associated with many brain disorders, including anxiety, dementias, and traumatic brain injury. While these disruptions are sometimes viewed as a side effect of brain disorders, new findings suggest that aberrant sleep-wake cycles can also drive brain pathology. The studies were presented at Neuroscience 2018, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. (November 5, 2018)

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