Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally. Managing your blood pressure is crucial if you want to avoid having one. Photo: Shutterstock
Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally. Managing your blood pressure is crucial if you want to avoid having one. Photo: Shutterstock
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World Stroke Day 2021: new treatments show promise, old precautions still stand – exercise, eat healthy meals, drink less alcohol and control blood pressure

  • Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally, the leading cause in China and the fourth in Hong Kong, but new treatments can stem its worst effects
  • Filmmaker Lotje Sodderland, who suffered a stroke aged 34, continues to make documentaries about them, and about her own ‘life-changing’ experience and recovery

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Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally. Managing your blood pressure is crucial if you want to avoid having one. Photo: Shutterstock
Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally. Managing your blood pressure is crucial if you want to avoid having one. Photo: Shutterstock
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