Role of Sleep Disturbances in Stroke

August 12, 2016
Bobby Lazzara, MD

Many stroke patients experience sleep disturbances, but are these disorders risk factors of stroke? Dr. Lazzara reports on a recent study.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Neurology Times, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep-wake disturbances. These disorders were found to pose an independent risk factor for stroke and impact recovery and outcome.