Risk factors that you can’t do anything about
If you are the one that have age being over 55, your genes having a close family member who has had a TIA or stroke, Your ethnic background being south Asia, Black African or Black Caribbean, Your gender although strokes affect men and women equally, researchs shows that women aged between 45 and 54 are more at risk of strokes than men of the same age, although it’s not know why.
For the risk factors that you can act on is your blood pressure with high blood pressure lies behind up to eight out of 10 strokes. Your cholesterol have a high cholesterol is liked to both a greater risk of stroke and heart attack. Diabetes is another factor for strokes that occur when the brain’s blood supply is interrupted so keep blood sugar in check to stop blood vessel damage. For the thing that you should prevent from being a strokes is mention below.
- Lack of physical activity
- Binge Drinking
- Being overweight