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Good Blood Pressure Control, Exercise and a Healthy Weight

Family history is key in stroke risk, study finds
U.S. researchers found that children of men or women who had a stroke by age 65 had a fourfold increased risk of stroke by that age and double the risk of stroke at any age. The lead researcher said people with a positive family history of stroke should work to modify risk from other factors, such as good blood pressure control, exercise and maintaining a healthy weight. HealthDay News (3/8)

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March 9, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, High Blood Pressure, Prevention and Wellness | , , , ,

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