Main modifiable risk factors for ischemic stroke are the following:
this cardiac arrhythmia seems to make part of a complex cardiac condition called atrial myocardiopathy that may lead through diverse mechanisms to cardioembolic stroke. Permanent atrial fibrillation is easy to diagnose through an ECG but paroxysmal poses a major diagnostic challenge as ECG monitoring during hospitalization may fail to capture a paroxysm since the patient may retain sinus rhythm for long periods of time. These patients are at risk of remaining undiagnosed and therefore pursue an antiplatelet drug that only modestly reduces cardioembolic risk, in contrast to anticoagulation which is highly effective for preventing embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation46. 4. Dyslipidemia: the relationship between dyslipidemia and stroke is complex and not fully elucidated; however, it seems that statin treatment is safe for hemorrhagic strokes and effective for reducing ischemic stroke risk.
the relationship between dyslipidemia and stroke is complex and not fully elucidated; however, it seems that statin treatment is safe for hemorrhagic strokes and effective for reducing ischemic stroke risk.
lack of exercise is associated with many negative consequences to human health and well-being, including strokes. The deleterious effects may be mediated through metabolic syndrome and obesity.
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