Short Sleep Ups Your Risk of Stroke

Here’s a surprising finding that was presented at the SLEEP meeting: Sleeping less than 6 hours increases your risk of stroke by over 4 times. These people did not have obstructive sleep apnea or were not obese. It just goes to show that length of sleep is just as important as quality sleep.

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  1. OK, but who did the sleep studies that showed they didn’t have OSA? which hypopnea criteria were used to score the studies?
    I bet it wasn’t Stanford, and that recommended criteria were used.