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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 liz bullough, Community Member, asks

Q: hi, my sister had a stroke in february aged 43, my brother had a stroke in august aged 52, and my baby sister had a stroke today aged 38. what are the chances of me having a stroke.

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Karen McPartland, RD, Health Guide
9/13/11 8:48pm

Hi liz bullough,

 

Here is a link about Stroke Risk Factors that you may find helpful.  This link from the American Stroke Association has some information about stroke risk and siblings (read the information next to Heredity).  You should review your family history with your physician.

 

Best Regards,

Karen McPartland, RD

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By liz bullough, Community Member— Last Modified: 09/13/11, First Published: 09/13/11