Risk of stroke in women and men


CONCLUSION Evidence exist that the impact of atrial fibrillation on stroke risk is higher in women than in men. Although high level of job stress may increase the risk of stroke in women,atrial fibrillation is by far a more significant independent risk factor. Physical inactivity low socioeconomic status,and hypertension all increases the risk of stroke in women essentially the same degree as in men

High level of estrogen