Mar 02

Poor Sleep May Be Linked To Higher Stroke Risk

By MD for Seniors

“How well are you sleeping?” This isn’t just a question you ask to make small talk – It’s also a serious indicator for a variety of health issues when it comes to senior care.

The American Heart Association recently conducted research that found poor sleep in seniors can lead to complications in the brain that included conditions as severe as a stroke, said a press release about the study.

The study’s findings
Researchers studied the autopsied brains of over 300 people who had once been examined after a full week of constant monitoring of their rest and activity habits. The results of …read more

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