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Stroke

Stroke in men

Men are less at risk of suffering a stroke than women. Many risk factors such as smoking, poor diet, high blood pressure and high cholesterol can be prevented or properly managed to minimise your chances of suffering a stroke. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of stroke in men here.

Men's stroke risk spike in mid-40s

The odds of having a stroke seem to spike up when men reach their mid-40s. And the risks associated with stroke at this age are similar to risk factors seen in older patients.

Men suffer depression more after a stroke

Post-stroke depression is a major issue affecting approximately 33% of stroke survivors. A new study reports that survivors are uncertain about the outcome of their illnesses.

Gender differences in stroke symptoms

Women's stroke symptoms may differ from men's. They may be more likely than men to suffer certain "non-traditional" symptoms of stroke, a new study suggests.

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