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Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease - Stroke Deaths

Risk Factors

Risk factors for stroke include: high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, prediabetes, diabetes, tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure, air pollution, physical inactivity, poor nutrition and excess weight. Controlling and preventing these risk factors is crucial in reducing risk of developing cerebrovascular disease as well as death from stroke.

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Content updated: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:02:59 MST