Men younger than 50: The more you smoke, the more you stroke

Men younger than 50: The more you smoke, the more you stroke

DALLAS, April 19, 2018 -- Men under 50 who smoked were more likely to have a stroke, and their risk increased with the number of cigarettes they smoked, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke. An increasing number of young adults are suffering ischemic stroke, which is the most common stroke type. Tobacco use is on the rise among young adults. It is already established that the more young women smoke the greater their stroke risk; however, little is known about young men's stroke risk from smoking. "The key takeaway from our study on men younger...

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