Insomnia Associated with Stroke Risk, Especially in Young Adults

the MPR take:

Suffering from insomnia, especially for young adults, may significantly increase your risk of stroke. Published in the journal Stroke, a study of 21,438 patients with insomnia and 64,314 control patients, none with a previous history of stroke, were evaluated at baseline with a follow-up four years later. Those with persistent insomnia had a higher 3-year cumulative incidence rate of stroke than the remission group. Also, the incidence rate ratio was highest for those 18–34 years of age. These findings emphasize the importance of identification and treatment of insomnia, especially for stroke prevention. 

Insomnia Associated with Stroke Risk, Especially in Young Adults
Insomnia Associated with Stroke Risk, Especially in Young Adults
Background and Purpose- The studies assessing the impact of insomnia on stroke are still lacking. All enrollees, insomniacs and noninsomniacs, did not have previous diagnosis of stroke, sleep apnea, and insomnia. Individuals with insomnia were further categorized into different subgroups based ...

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