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Cholesterol: Is Stroke in Your Blood?

Cholesterol: Is Stroke in Your Blood?

Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance used by the body to build healthy cells. Your body naturally makes all the cholesterol it needs and carries it around the body in the bloodstream. But some people are more susceptible to having higher levels of cholesterol, and...

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5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

As obesity continues to rise, so too does the incidence of stroke. But we can all do our bit to counteract this threat to our health by eating a diet full of fruit and vegetables, and by maintaining a healthy weight. Here are a few top tips on what to eat to lower...

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5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

All the evidence points towards a strong link between increased weight and incidence of stroke. Take a look at these interesting facts from studies around the world to understand the risk, depending on your age, weight and lifestyle. 1. Stroke risk increases by 64% in...

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