Black women in their 50s may have more than triple the risk of stroke compared to white women of the same age, according to a new study that also found a healthy lifestyle could help curb much of that risk. The findings suggest strokes are "impacting black women at a time in their lives when they're most productive — at the peak of their lives," said Monik C. Researchers analyzed data from 11, black women and , white women participating in the Women's Health Initiative. They ranged in age from 50 to 79 at the start of the study, and all said they were free of stroke and coronary heart disease. After a median 13 years, strokes had occurred in black women and 3, white women.
Being a black woman in your 50s may be a dangerous mix for stroke risk
Being a black woman in your 50s may be a dangerous mix for stroke risk | American Heart Association
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