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This Decreases Your Risk of Dementia Remarkably, Study Finds

Older people who use a device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or dementia , a recent study has found. Researchers at Michigan Medicine looked at 50,000 Medicare recipients over age 65 who had been diagnosed with OSA. They found that people who used positive airway pressure devices (also known as CPAP) were less likely to be diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease in the next three years than people who didn't use positive airway pressure. Read on— and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . A Sleep Apnea Machine, For Those Who Need It, May Help Prevent Dementia, the Study Shows "We found a significant association between positive airway pressure use and lower risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia over three years, suggesting that positive airway pressure may be protective against de