Canadian scientists have made a list of 10 risk factors for stroke, which generally overlap with those who can lead to a heart attack (infarction).
Researchers have analyzed the way of life of 3,000 individuals who endured a stroke. The scientists contrasted information and a similar number of healthy subjects (control gathering).
They distinguished five hazard factors that represent as much as 80% of stroke cases, which are: hypertension. smoking, stomach heftiness, poor unbalanced diet, and lack of physical activity.
When scientists added to the following five factors and diabetes, excessive alcohol consumption, stress and depression, heart disease, and the presence of fatty apolipoprotein in the blood, they compiled a list of risk factors that account for a total of 90 per cent of cases of a stroke.
In the event that you feel that you are meeting a portion of the above criteria and are worried about your wellbeing, the examination head Dr. Martin O’Donnell of McMaster University in Ontario prompts way of life change, which unquestionably will essentially lessen the danger of stroke.
Quit smoking, or if nothing else diminish the quantity of cigarettes you are needy of, bring down your hypertension,start right and healthy eating, exercise regularly, and reduce alcohol consumption.
Of all the hazard factors, hypertension is by a long shot the most significant, said the examination chief, since he is in charge of 33% of all instances of stroke.
Individuals who have had hypertension issues are at more serious danger of stroke by more than 2.5 occasions contrasted with those with typical pulse.
Another significant hazard factor is smoking, which is related with one out of five instances of strokes. Smokers are at double the danger of stroke contrasted with non-smokers.
Risk factors for stroke
- High blood pressure
- Abdominal thickness
- Bad diet
- Lack of physical activity
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Stress and depression
- Diseases of the heart
- The presence of fatty molecules of apolipoprotein in the blood.