Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

 

The often-overlooked connection between sleep troubles and stroke

May 7, 2019 – Getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult for many, but restful slumber can be especially hard for stroke survivors. And although various studies have examined the association, doctors continue to overlook the interplay between sleep disorders and stroke, finds a new report on the issue. More than 50% of stroke survivors are estimated to have some type of sleep problem, yet few get formally tested, in part because of “the lack of awareness” among stroke providers, according to the review published in the American HeartRead More