Episode 9Strokes & Sleep

Sleep apnea interrupts the flow of oxygen to the brain, making it a risk factor for strokes, particularly among younger patients. Dr. Huma Sheikh explains the early indicators of a stroke and the complications associated with undiagnosed sleep apnea.

Dr. Huma Sheikh, MD

Huma Sheikh, MD is a board-certified Neurologist with subspecialty training in both Headache Medicine as well as Vascular Neurology. She has her own private practice in NYC, focusing on the treatment of Migraine as well as other headaches. She is also an Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai-Icahn School of Medicine.


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