STUDY: Elevated blood pressure tied to strokes
New blood pressure research that could affect millions.
The latest issue of the “Neurology” Journal suggests people with slightly elevated blood pressure or “Pre-hypertension” were 66% more likely to have a stroke, than those with normal blood pressure.
The results were the same even after investigators adjusted for other stroke risk factors, like diabetes and smoking.
The CDC says nearly a third of American adults have the condition.