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Jiménez-Conde J, Ois A, Rodríguez-Campello A, Gomis M, Roquer J

Does sleep protect against ischemic stroke? Less frequent ischemic strokes but more severe ones.

J. Neurol.. 2007 Jun;254(6):782-8, PMID: 17351725

Stroke occurrence follows a circadian curve, with a higher frequency in the morning. This curve changes if the hours of sleep also change. Our aim was to evaluate the characteristics, risk factors, and prognosis associated with sleep stroke.


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