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What are stroke risk factors for men?

Primary stroke risk factors for men include age, tobacco use, high blood pressure, diabetes and high LDL cholesterol, which medical treatments may help. A balanced diet, staying physically active and quitting smoking reduce stroke risk. Use of illicit drugs significantly increase it.

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