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How do other illnesses affect a hemorrhagic stroke?

People with chronic high blood pressure are at a higher risk for hemorrhagic strokes. Over time, high blood pressure can weaken the blood vessels, causing them to burst. In addition, other conditions such as diabetes and high cholesterol can increase your risk of stroke. People who have already had a stroke are also more likely to suffer another one.

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