How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Chance Of A Stroke

Blood pressure is one of the leading causes of strokes. But how exactly does your blood pressure affect your chance of a stroke? Well…

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can strain your arteries and make them weaker and more vulnerable to atherosclerosis. It can also result in atrial fibrillation, which can cause blood clots to form. In both cases incurring a stroke is more likely.

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Risk Of Stroke After A Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Those that undergo a bypass surgery successfully can celebrate the addition of a couple more years of life. However, that doesn’t mean that there is no risk of stroke after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery. In fact…

According to the statistics, there are around 700,000 strokes each year in the United States. And, around 25% of these strokes prove to be fatal, with the rest leading to serious disablement. Now, out of all strokes, 87% are considered ischemic strokes, which are strokes caused by atherosclerosis in patients.

What does that mean for you?

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