Skip to comments.U.S. group issues stroke prevention guidelines just for women
Posted on 02/09/2014 7:03:04 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
CHICAGO (Reuters) - While stroke is common in both men and women, guidelines released on Thursday for the first time address factors such as pregnancy, birth control pills and menopause that put women at particular risk for the deadly condition.
Issued by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, the guidelines are designed to help doctors and patients recognize stroke risk factors early, when there is time to act.
"If you are a woman, you share many of the same risk factors for stroke with men, but your risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth and other sex-related factors," said Dr Cheryl Bushnell, author of the new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
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WAIT. Men and women are different????
I am female...and know my own!
War on women? Oh please, get over yourself.
You don’t recognize sarcasm?
Settle down. It is called sarcasm towards those who will use it as a political issue.
Who are you to tell me to "settle down"? Mind your own business.
I'll say WHAT I want, HOW I want, WHEN I want and WHERE I want.
Why do you care? :o)
Your comment makes no sense.
Midol anyone? Maybe a Prozac for a few days?
Your comment “get over yourself” was interpreted as a criticism of the first post. Get that?
Dismiss the reply sent seconds ago and we will hit reboot or whatever. I was mocking people who will use stoop to using health as a victimization process in order to secure votes. And I think we know who would do that. It wasn’t meant in any other way.
See post #13.