Good News in Study Results: Nearly all stroke risk preventable

A new Canadian lead study just completed that involved 6,000 participants suggests that 90 percent of the risk of having a stroke is preventable through lifestyle changes.

Dr. O’ Donnell and Dr. Yusuf of McMaster University studied stroke patients from 22 countries over a period of 3 years and their findings suggest ten risk factors associated with over 90 percent of the incidents of stroke.

Quoting from the study published in The Lancet here the interpretation of the study was as follows “Targeted interventions that reduce blood pressure and smoking, and promote physical activity and a healthy diet, could substantially reduce the burden of stroke”

If you like to take preventative action to keep your mind and body strong I highly recommend you take action daily to help keep your health and wellness strong. I personally take action daily by being conscious of what I eat, how I think and my level of physical activity.

If you are interested, you can pick up a Free copy of my electronic stress reduction work book via the request form on the top right of this page. You can check out some of the helpful guides I have written here, and depending on your personal situation you can check with your doctor and see if, as recommended by Dr. Hakin in the CBC report of the study, you may wish to invest in a blood pressure cuff. For one example of a blood pressure cuff you can follow this link to read about the Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor with ComFit Cuff. It currently has 884 customer reviews including review by Doctors. Please note: I do recommend as always if you are going to buy a health related product check with your own Doctor first to see what he or she says. I am only sharing this information for educational purposes.

Best of health to you,

David