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What increases my risk for intracranial hemorrhage?

Since severe head injuries are the most common cause of intracranial hemorrhage, observing safety measures will help decrease the risk of this condition. Wear head protection when riding motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, and skateboards. Drive safely and wear a seatbelt. Do not use cocaine or amphetamines.

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