One in Seven Strokes Occurs During Sleep, Many Without Treatment
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Approximately 14 percent of all strokes occur during
sleep, preventing many from getting clot-busting treatment, according to a
study published in the May 10, 2011, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of
National Stroke Association’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.