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Can a Stroke Cause Insomnia





Effects of Stroke - Insomnia - National Stroke Association

7/16/2014
01:36 | Author: Emma Coleman

Can a Stroke Cause Insomnia
Effects of Stroke - Insomnia - National Stroke Association

For stroke survivors, insomnia can reduce the amount of energy available for medications that cause drowsiness are commonly prescribed after a stroke.

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Treatments of insomnia can include prescription sedatives or environmental and lifestyle changes. Research shows that some common sedatives can interfere with post-stroke recovery. However, some antidepressant medications that cause drowsiness are commonly prescribed after a stroke. This is especially relevant for stroke survivors with depression. Insomnia and depression after a stroke often go hand in hand.

The following are symptoms of insomnia:

Stroke survivors can take steps to make their bedroom a better environment for a good night’s sleep, and can also take action during the day to improve insomnia. Here is a list of common sleep-friendly adjustments you can make at home:

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Recovery After Stroke Sleep Disorders - National Stroke Association

5/15/2014
03:32 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Recovery After Stroke Sleep Disorders - National Stroke Association

It can also pose serious dangers by increasing your risk for another stroke. The good news is Sleep Disorders Caused by insomnia, or being unable to fall.

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Stroke and Insomnia - Medscape Education

3/14/2014
05:48 | Author: David Perry

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Stroke and Insomnia - Medscape Education

To understand poststroke sleep findings, it is helpful to review key points about CSR is thought to be caused by either neurologic dysfunction or the circulatory.

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Brain Basics Understanding Sleep National Institute of

11/23/2014
03:16 | Author: Lauren Ross

Can a Stroke Cause Insomnia
Brain Basics Understanding Sleep National Institute of

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Logo. some parts of the brain and can cause insomnia, or an inability to sleep.

Until the 1950s, most people thought of sleep as a passive, dormant part of our daily lives. We now know that our brains are very active during sleep. Moreover, sleep affects our daily functioning and our physical and mental health in many ways that we are just beginning to understand.

Sleeping problems are common in many other disorders as well, including Alzheimer's disease, stroke, cancer, and head injury. These sleeping problems may arise from changes in the brain regions and neurotransmitters that control sleep, or from the drugs used to control symptoms of other disorders.

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Insomnia Causes - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

9/22/2014
01:40 | Author: David Perry

Can a Stroke Cause Insomnia
Insomnia Causes - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

Insomnia — Comprehensive review covers symptoms, causes and treatment for this overactive thyroid, stroke, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Nicotine in tobacco products is another stimulant that can cause insomnia.

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Insomnia becomes more common with age.

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