Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study




By Natasha Hinde in Huffpost Lifestyle.

People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new study has revealed.

Published in the journal Radiology, the study identified abnormalities in the brain’s white matter tracts in insomnia patients.

White matter tracts are “mainly involved in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness, cognitive function and sensorimotor function”.

Researchers now want to conduct larger studies to clarify the relationship between white matter abnormalities and insomnia.

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