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Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors

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A neurologist with Indiana Neurology Specialty Care, Dr. Albert Lee brings expertise and experience to his colleagues and patients alike. Dr. Albert Lee attended Queen’s University in the United Kingdom and maintains certification with the American Board of Neurology.

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Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors

  1. 1. Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors  A neurologist with Indiana Neurology Specialty Care, Dr. Albert Lee brings expertise and experience to his colleagues and patients alike. Dr. Albert Lee attended Queen’s University in the United Kingdom and maintains certification with the American Board of Neurology.
  2. 2. Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors  Great numbers of people suffer strokes each year, but many are unaware that there are several controllable factors that contribute to the likelihood of this traumatic event. Outlined below are a few risk factors that contribute to a higher possibility of stroke.
  3. 3. Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors  1. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, quadruples the risk of stroke occurrence. Regular blood pressure checks can help manage this risk factor.
  4. 4. Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors  2. Diabetes nearly triples the risk of a stroke, since high blood pressure damages brain blood vessels. Those with this condition should work with their physicians to regulate blood glucose.
  5. 5. Dr. Albert Lee: Stroke Risk Factors  3. Exercise is an important part of reducing the risk of stroke. Getting just 30 minutes of moderate exercise each day can significantly reduce stroke risk.

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