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Sleep apnea common among stroke-related brainstem injuries

People whose brainstems are affected by their stroke have a significantly higher prevalence of sleep apnea than those who have stroke-related injury elsewhere in the brain, according to new research. Sleep apnea is marked by interrupted breathing during sleep and can lead to serious health problems including heart disease and stroke.
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