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Big picture: Dr. Lindsay Boykprice “Most strokes are preventable!”

In the news: A new study finds that the number of people who die from infectious diseases most common types of stroke increasing dramatically around the world. This discovery directly affects you in Arizona.

Main findings

Research has shown that ischemic strokeCaused by blockage of blood flow to the brain, it could kill more than 6 million people in the near future.

researchers noted The news wasn’t all bad. Overall, stroke rates are declining in the United States and around the world. However, with an aging population and inadequate management of risk factors, stroke can pose a significant risk to people’s health.

The report says managing “a combination of lifestyle factors, such as smoking and a high-salt diet, along with other factors such as high blood pressure and a high body mass index,” to more effectively reduce the chances of stroke. I am asking for

Next steps: Talking to your doctor about your stroke risks and symptoms is important to your overall health.

If you are an older American, Make sure you are talking about this Medicare Wellness Visit.

american heart association has a great resource on steps you can take to reduce your chances of having a stroke. (Visit resources here)

did you know 38.3% of that elderly man Are Yavapai County health care workers up to date on core clinical prevention services?

and 33.6% elderly woman Are Yavapai County health care workers up to date on core clinical prevention services?

Living in Arizona, it’s important to stay up to date on these services to stay healthy.

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

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doctor’s expert Insights into Stroke and Health

Know this: “Look, this surge in ischemic stroke deaths can be reduced and even prevented. Understand that you can start taking steps today to ensure that your chances of having a stroke are reduced. Among other things, I ask you to quit smoking!” Do some exercise every day and make sure your weight and blood pressure are within normal limits. Also, if you have diabetes Know where the A1c value is Continue to work with your medical team to ensure proper management. ” Dr. Adriana Davis, Family Medicine.

Next steps: If you smoke, you must quit. Work with your medical team to ensure your success.

You can also call 1-800-QUIT-NOW in Arizona to access resources.

I live in Prescott Valley, The following health facts directly affect your health.

Did you know that 17.4% of adults in Yavapai County smoke?

2.7% of people living in Yavapai County have had a stroke.

52.9% of people are taking high blood pressure medicine.

stroke is dangerous

What they say:

“Researchers found that seven major risk factors, including smoking, a high-sodium diet, hypertension, high cholesterol, impaired renal function, high blood sugar, and high BMI, contributed to the increased number of strokes. ”

“While this increase in global deaths from ischemic stroke, and projected further increases in the future, is alarming, ischemic stroke is highly preventable… Our results show that It suggests a combination of lifestyle factors, such as smoking and a diet high in sodium.” Other factors, such as high blood pressure and high BMI, may also lead to an increased risk of stroke. ”(research interview.)


journal neurology We published our findings: Potential Prediction of Ischemic Stroke Burden in 2030: Are We Still There? (read here)

Prescott Valley Stroke Facts & Statistics: (CDC Stroke Facts)

  • In 2021, 1 in 6 deaths from cardiovascular disease will be due to stroke.
  • Someone in the US has a stroke every 40 seconds.
  • Every 3 minutes and 14 seconds someone dies of a stroke.

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