Ladies, it's not too late to reduce stroke risk in middle age


Starting to exercise regularly, even in middle age, can help reduce a woman’s risk of experiencing a stroke later in life. — Filepic

A recently published study indicates that it may not be too late for middle-aged women to change their lifestyle habits to lower their risk of having a stroke.

Women are generally more likely than men to have a stroke, die from stroke, and have worse health and physical function after a stroke, according to a press release from the American Heart Association.

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