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Alcohol and risk of Stroke

The risk of stroke seems to increase an hour after drinking just one alcoholic drink. The study looked at close to 400 patients and found the risk of stroke doubled right after drinking beer wine or liquor. But researchers note that moderate alcohol consumption can be protective in the long run, and may outweigh the […]

Category: Stroke

Sleep Apnea Raises Risk of Stroke

A common sleep disorder could raise your risk of a stroke. A new study linked sleep apnea to the potentially deadly condition. Researchers found, it more than doubles the risk in men, while also raising the risk in women. Obstructive sleep apnea happens when the upper airway is narrowed, or blocked. This disrupts breathing during […]

Category: Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Stroke
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