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In both sexes age with the highest risk of stroke is different.

Risk of stroke, it turns out, is quite different in both sexes. At least with regard to when the risk of stroke is greatest. This show data from a study conducted jointly by American and Finnish scientists.

According to news agencies export figures for men at high risk of stroke after transferring 40s, while for women this risk is greatest in approximately 10 years earlier.

The study of health professionals from the Medical Center of Texas and the Central Hospital at the University of Helsinki has covered more than 1,000 people of both sexes aged between 15 and 49 years.

In the stroke thereof it was found that about 40 years for men and about 30 for women are observed at high risk of stroke, since at this age in each of the two sexes are most commonly prepared blockage of a blood vessel, and accordingly the risk of stroke increases.

Additional data show that in 60% of men suffer from stroke, there was an elevated cholesterol, about half were smokers and 39% suffered from high blood pressure.

Council of experts is to pay more attention to the prevention of stroke – more frequent monitoring of blood pressure, cholesterol levels in the blood, weight monitoring, and to lead a more active lifestyle, associated with more movement and refusal of cigarettes.