By Cara Murez 

HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — While thinking declines can be a common symptom of multiple sclerosis in women, new research suggests sleep, or lack of it, could be making matters worse.

“Sleep disorders have gained substantial recognition for their role in cognitive [thinking] decline, which affects up to 70% of people with multiple sclerosis,” explained study author Dr. Tiffany Braley, director of the Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Division and the MS Fatigue and Sleep Clinic at University of Michigan Health.

“Our results highlighted important pathways between sleep and perceptions of cognitive function in women with MS,” Braley said in…


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