What are the top 10 causes of stroke?
1.Isthemic stroke causes: smoking high blood pressure (hypertension) obesity high cholesterol levels diabetes excessive alcohol intake 2.hamorragic causes: being overweight drinking excessive amounts of alcohol smoking a lack of exercise stress Aneurysms
Stroke is a cardiovascular disorder. It is the extreme complication of atherosclerotic arteries and hypertension. Stroke is either ischemic or hemorrhagic. In ischemic stroke, the blood vessel to a part of brain cuts off or stops supplying. In hemorrhagic stroke, the blood vessel bursts supplying no blood to that part of brain. Top 10 causes of stroke are - Hypertension i.e. 140/90 - Tobacco smoking - Heart diseases e.g. atrial defibrillation - Diabetes - Obesity - Medicines e.g. blood-thinning drugs, birth control pills - Age - Genetic influence - Gender i.e. males - Race i.e. African-American, non-white Hispanic Americans