Reduced hypocretin (orexin) levels in dementia with Lewy bodies.

Sleep disorders are observed in Parkinson's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and Alzheimer's disease; however, the underlying mechanisms are unclear. Reduced hypocretin (orexin) levels are reported in Parkinson's disease and sleep disorders, including narcolepsy; however, its levels in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease and its… CONTINUE READING