Apr 21, 2024, 04:11 PM IST

6 habits that increase brain stroke risk

Pravrajya Suruchi

Unhealthy Diet: A diet high in saturated and trans fats, processed foods, added sugar, and excessive salt can contribute to the raise stroke risk.

Physical Inactivity: Regularly engaging in physical activity help manage blood pressure, and improve blood flow throughout the body which can lower stroke risk.

Smoking: Smoking damages blood vessels throughout the body, including those that supply the brain.

Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Heavy alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure, and contribute to unhealthy blood sugar levels.

Stress: Chronic stress can elevate blood pressure and negatively impact blood vessel health.

Ignoring Warning Signs: Sometimes, people ignore warning signs that could indicate a potential stroke.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.