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Who gets stroke?

While anyone can have a stroke, it is more common in older adults. High blood pressure, smoking, a poor diet and obesity are also major contributors to the risk of stroke.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 16 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Ischaemic stroke


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