Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Mortality rates are declining, however. Over 75% of patients survive a first stroke during the first year, and over half survive beyond 5 years.
People who suffer ischemic strokes have a much better chance for survival than those who experience hemorrhagic strokes. Among the ischemic stroke categories, the greatest dangers are posed by embolic strokes, followed by thrombotic and...Read more
I was diagnosed with Diabetes Type II in 1999. Prior to that date my blood pressure readings were averaging 147/91. In January of 2000 my... Read more »
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Much like heart attacks, strokes are due to a decreased blood flow through an artery. In a matter of seconds brain tissue begins to die if... Read more »
An important study suggests that aggressively treating cholesterol levels and blood pressure improves the cardiovascular health of... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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