STUDY: Elevated blood pressure tied to strokes

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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.