Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows

Preventive measures urgently needed to reverse this trend, researchers say

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All these strategies would empower at-risk people "to improve their lifestyle behaviors and, if necessary, lower their mean blood pressure and blood pressure variability with appropriate doses of antihypertensive [blood pressure-lowering] drugs," Hankey concluded.

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The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has more about stroke.

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