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March 12, 2014

Slightly Higher Blood Pressure Linked to Stroke Risk

MSNBC.com: Health - Posted: March 12th, 2014, 4:43pm EDT
divA blood pressure reading only slightly above normal may increase stroke risk, a surprising new study suggests.Blood pressure levels ranging from 120/80 to 139/89 raised the risk of stroke by 66 percent, according to the study published Wednesday in Neurology./divimg width='1' height='1' src='http://feeds.nbcnews.com/c/35002/f/663291/s/381ba96d/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fhealth%2Fheart-health%2Fslightly-higher-blood-pressure-linked-stroke-risk-n51226t=Slightly+Higher+Blood+Pressure+Linked+to+Stroke+Risk" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fhealth%2Fheart-health%2Fslightly-higher-blood-pressure-linked-stroke-risk-n51226t=Slightly+Higher+Blood+Pressure+Linked+to+Stroke+Risk" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fhealth%2Fheart-health%2Fslightly-higher-blood-pressure-linked-stroke-risk-n51226t=Slightly+Higher+Blood+Pressure+Linked+to+Stroke+Risk" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fhealth%2Fheart-health%2Fslightly-higher-blood-pressure-linked-stroke-risk-n51226t=Slightly+Higher+Blood+Pressure+Linked+to+Stroke+Risk" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fhealth%2Fheart-health%2Fslightly-higher-blood-pressure-linked-stroke-risk-n51226t=Slightly+Higher+Blood+Pressure+Linked+to+Stroke+Risk" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/tdtd valign='middle'/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/191801228766/u/0/f/663291/c/35002/s/381ba96d/a2t.img" border="0"/

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