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In a recent episode of his podcast & Isquo; Unconfuse me with Bill Gates & Isquo;, the Microsoft founder spoke about his messy sleep routine in his early days. He said he used to think sleep was laziness and unnecessary in his 30s and 40
Now what we know is that to maintain brain health, getting good sleep even back to teen years is super important. One of the strongest things to emerge in the Alzheimer’s area is the importance of good sleep,” Gates said."
It’s one of the most predictive factors of any dementia, including Alzheimer’s, whether you’re getting good sleep,” said the billionaire in his podcast."
Gates is in fact, not wrong, as years of research suggests that you do need to sleep to keep dementia and Alzheimer's at bay. A study conducted by Harvard Medical School found that at least six to eight hours of sleep is necessary to be healthy.
As per Harvard, researchers in Toronto and Chicago have found that t better sleep not only reduced the likelihood of developing clinical Alzheimer's disease, but it also reduced the development of tangle pathology in the brain — another substance that accumulates in Alzheimer's disease.
Gates in his podcast said that he now pays more attention to his daily sleep 'score' and monitors his sleep quality and length as he understands the importance of it