Risk of stroke increases after 45 in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 8 / Trend/
The Head of the Association of Iranian experts on diseases of the brain and nervous system, Hussein Pakdaman, said the risk of strokes is high at an earlier age in Iran, Isna news agency reported.
Pakdaman said the risk of a stroke in many countries increases after the age of 55, while in Iran the age was found to be for people who are above the age of 45.
"Genetic predisposition, blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to the increase in the risk of stroke in Iran," he added.