ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
ISSN-L: 1584-9244

Women Have Particular Stroke Risk Factors


An online update in the journal Stroke sustains that women have different risk factors for stroke and experience worse outcomes after stroke, compared with men. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, atrial fibrillation, and migraine carry greater ischemic stroke risks for women, compared with men. Preeclampsia is also an unique risk factor for stroke among women.



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