Now health professionals are taking a more aggressive, proactive approach to stroke prevention.
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- Blood pressure is a major determinant of stroke risk, and a current large-scale NIH study is examining whether recommending more aggressive blood pressure control than is suggested by current guidelines would further reduce risk of major stroke or incidence of cognitive decline related to vascular dementia. Results from this study have the potential to impact clinical practice significantly.