The Simple Step That Can Lead To Fewer Strokes

A woman walking on a treadmillEach year in the U.S., about 795,000 people suffer a stroke, according to the American Heart Association. Put another way, one American has a stroke every 40 seconds and dies from one every four minutes. In addition to this, 88% more blacks die from strokes than whites.

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Women who walk at least three hours every week are less likely to suffer a stroke than women who walk less or not at all, according to new research.

Past studies have also linked physical activity to fewer strokes, which can be caused by built-up plaque in arteries or ruptured blood vessels in the brain.