A new study suggests that stroke patients with low blood pressure and non-cardiovascular conditions, such as cancer and dementia, have a higher risk of death after stroke. These findings appear in the journal Stroke.
The findings of the study were published in the International Journal of Stroke. The research was led by a team at the University of Birmingham.
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The study found no link between diet and hemorrhagic stroke, which happens when an artery in the brain leaks blood or ruptures.
The higher risks of a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates, called a high glycemic diet, were similar to whether people had previous cardiovascular disease or not.
The study found that having more than seven servings of refined grains per day was associated with a 27 per cent greater risk for early death, 33 percent greater risk for heart disease and 47 per cent greater risk for stroke.
The study, published in the journal 'Stroke', indicates that those who smoked half a pack to 20 packs of cigarettes a year have a 27 per cent increased risk of SAH.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, stroke, diabetes, and heart disease account for 63 per cent mortality in India.
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