advertisement

Stroke

Stroke and your blood pressure

High blood pressure is a major contributing factor to suffering a stroke. Find out what stroke level blood pressure can be as well as the causes, symptoms and treatment of hypertension and variable blood pressure.

Higher blood pressure boosts stroke risk

Having blood pressure readings that are just slightly above normal – a condition known as pre-hypertension – appears to raise the risk of stroke, new research finds.

Variable blood pressure a new stroke risk factor?

Challenging established medical wisdom about blood pressure and stroke, new British research suggests that extremely variable blood pressure, and not just high blood pressure, can greatly increase a person's risk of stroke.

load more