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Exercise avoidanceWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is exercise avoidance. Exercise avoidance is common. The dislike of exercise is also common.
Too many people are so busy trying to make or save a few dollars in competition with the cook, the house cleaner, the errand boy, the car mechanic, or the house painter that they no longer have the necessary time to take care of themselves, and do some physical exercise.
Thirty-minute walks do help. Ballroom dancing does help. However, you need to do a lot more. You need to make many peak efforts during your workouts.
Work out three or four times per week, every week, because activity as well as fitness are important lifestyle factors that determine your individual risk of stroke, and because your workouts will reduce your risk of stroke. (10)
FiberWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is the avoidance of dietary fiber. There is a significant inverse relationship between dietary fiber and risk of stroke. (32) (33)
Gum infectionWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is a gum infection. Gum infections double your risk of stroke. A study at the University of Minnesota found that the same tooth plaque bacteria that cause gum disease and attack the bones and gums, also
- Enter the bloodstream, then
- Blood clots develop, then
- Strokes occur. (25)
HRT drugsWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is your prescription drug when it's used for hormone replacement therapy (HRT). When you're on an HRT drug, then you're taking additional risks, including the higher risk of blood clots and strokes. (2)
Head or neck injuryWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is a ruptured cerebral aneurysm, a head injury, or a vertebral artery dissection due to neck injury. In 2014 the death of a professional cricketer, Philip Hughes, was triggered by a vertebral artery dissection, after he was hit in the neck by a short-pitched ball. (30)
High blood pressureWhat causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is high blood pressure. (2) ...More >>
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