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Sleep Apnea's Impact on Your Stroke Risk

Hollman, J. (n.d.). Sleep Apnea’s Impact on Your Stroke Risk. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/sleep-apnea-stroke-risk/

If you’ve ever lived with someone who snores, you know how agonizing it can be. You toss and turn, or go sleep in another room. You wake your partner, only to have them go right back to snoring as soon as they fall asleep again. Habitual snorers are at extreme health risk. Research has defined a clear connection between one prevalent cause of snoring and the risk of having a stroke. This article contains information about this risk and some remedies you can use to prevent it.

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Sources:

  1. Stroke and Sleep Disorders— National Stroke Association
  2. Sleep apnoea and stroke— Stroke and Vascular Neurology (SVN)
  3. Stroke Awareness Month: Untreated sleep apnea and stroke— American Sleep Apnea Association
  4. Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Stroke and Death— The New England Journal of Medicine