High Blood Pressure Is The Main Risk Factor - Health Channel


High Blood Pressure Is The Main Risk Factor |

A stroke may be caused by several factors. According to Dr. Felipe de los Rios, high blood pressure is the main risk factor and can appear at an early age.

Stress, high cholesterol and diabetes are other common risk factors. Also, environmental and behavioral factors such as pollution and diet can lead to a stroke.

The specialist recommends doing follow-ups an checking blood pressure.

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.