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What are the uncontrollable risk factors of stroke?

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  • Age (People over age 65)
  • Gender (Men have more strokes, women have deadlier strokes)
  • Race (African-Americans are at increased risk)
  • Family history of stroke

Your doctor can evaluate your risk for stroke and help you control your risk factors.

From: Men and Stroke WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Stroke Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 01, 2019

SOURCE: American Stroke Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 01, 2019

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