Older man brain area suffering from stroke

Stroke Causes and Risk Factors

Many factors - such as high blood pressure, smoking, diet, and obesity - can raise your risk of stroke. Learn about the causes, what you can't modify, and healthy changes you can make.
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Birth Control Pills and Stroke
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Being Underweight Can Interfere With Recovery After a Stroke
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Viagra, Herbal Viagra, and Stroke
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Discover Why Being Overweight Doubles Your Chances of Having a Stroke
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Heart Problems That Occur With Strokes
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Dangerous Complications of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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Severe Types of Strokes With the Worst Outcomes
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How Heart Disease Can Lead to Stroke
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What Exactly Is a Brain Aneurysm?
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Conditions That Can Cause Stroke-Like Symptoms
The effects of a stroke in the brain.
Stroke Caused by Amyloid Angiopathy
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Excessive Use of Drugs and Alcohol May Cause Strokes
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How Strokes in Watershed Areas of the Brain Are Treated
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Discover the Main Differences Between Fibromyalgia and a Stroke
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Understanding and Treating Carotid Artery Stenosis
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Watch for Symptoms of a Stroke During or After Roller Coaster Rides
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Learn About Cavernous Malformations and How Do They Relate to Strokes
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Causes of a Stroke
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Arterial Dissection and Stroke
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Can Your Lupus Cause a Stroke?
Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
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Why Meth Can Cause Some People to Have Sudden Strokes
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Your Marriage Affects Your Chances of a Stroke
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Can Brain Tumors Cause Stroke?
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Dural Sinus Thrombosis and Stroke
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These Are the Top 10 Signs That You Are at Risk of Stroke
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Learn If It's Possible to Have Stroke Symptoms During or After Sex
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The Relationship Between Head Trauma and Stroke
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When the Cause of Stroke Can't Be Found
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How Are "Reversible" Strokes Associated With High Blood Pressure?
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Understand How Lacunar Strokes Can Cause Damage to the Brain
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An Overview of Hemorrhagic Strokes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Can High Cholesterol Levels Increase Your Stroke Risk?
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