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Exercise and Stroke

In a previous post, I talked about evidence that exercise can ward off dementia.  Now a study discussed at Science Daily shows new findings in the relationship between exercise and stroke. Stroke is often causes by an ischemic event (lack of blood flow) in the brain, mostly due to a blood clot or atherosclerosis.  In essence, stroke is a caused by unhealthy blood vessels.  We've known for years that just as in heart disease, diet and exercise also go a long way in preventing stroke.

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