Word of Perry’s massive stroke had many wondering what the risk factors and warning signs are.
Doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital are being asked those questions. There are a number of things you should know about what is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S.
“Those risk factors are other diseases. That’s why prevention stroke prevention is so important, knowing what the factors are — high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, some of these things may be more prominent in people who are overweight,” Abbott Northwestern’s Dr. Ronald Tarrel said.