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Study: Too little sleep could put you at risk for stroke
Neurosurgery Admin
 |  Friday Jun 15, 2012 | Share This Item
Photo of Dr. Lee Birnbaum with patient

You’ve always heard that adults should sleep about eight hours a night. Most of us get far less than that. A new study showed that habit could put you at greater risk for stroke.

Dr. Lee Birnbaum is a UT Medicine neurologist who sees first-hand the devastating effects of stroke. The brain attack can disable patients and many times leads to death. Now comes a new study that showed adequate sleep is important for preventing strokes.

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