Smokers who had a Stroke have higher risks for other Serious Health Problems

10:06 AM, May 27, 2013   |    comments
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stroke patients who smoke are at risk for more serious health problems.

australian researchers followed 15-hundred stroke patients for ten years.

those who smoked at the time of their stroke were 30-percent more likely than non-smokers to have another stroke, heart attack or die during that time.

ex-smokers had better results.

those who kicked the habit before their stroke were 23-percent less likely than current smokers to have poor health outcomes.

stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.

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