What Is Sundown Syndrome?

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What is sundown syndrome?

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Sundown syndrome, or sundowning is a neurological phenomenon associated with increased confusion and restlessness in patients with some form of dementia, most commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

For patients with sundown syndrome, a multitude of behavioral problems begin to occur in the evening or while the sun is setting. Sundowning seems to occur more frequently during the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease and mixed dementia. For more info you can go to a specialist.

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