MAY 2019 NEWS IN STROKE​

Journal of American College of Cardiology

 

An increasing number of stroke survivors are between the ages of 18 and 65 – a 44% increase in the number of young adults hospitalized with strokes has occurred in the past decade. This may be thanks to stress, smoking, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.

 

Guidelines for blood pressure monitoring go from normal 120/80 to stage 1 130-139/80-89 to crisis +180/+120. It is very important to monitor our bold pressure and visit your doctor routinely.  It is a simple way to avoid a stroke.

 

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