Risk Factors for Stroke (What Causes Strokes and How To Prevent Strokes)

Risk Factors for Stroke (What Causes Strokes and How To Prevent Strokes)

Got my video here on the risk factors for stroke. And here’s the link for the Stroke book https://amzn.to/2O8u773 and if you live in the UK, go with this link https://amzn.to/2XUe3K2

If you want to know what causes strokes and how to prevent stroke, then you have come to the right place. You’ll learn about what causes stroke in humans.

Knowing the risk factors for stroke is the first step towards knowing what causes strokes. Once you acquire the knowledge on what causes stroke, then you can work your way to taking steps on stroke prevention.

Stroke is occurring more and more in younger people. In the last couple of months, stroke claimed the lives of Luke Perry and John Singleton. Very sad events.

Hence you need to watch this video as part of patient education. It will enable you know the risk factors for stroke. Risk factors such as how high blood pressure cause strokes and events like mini-stroke.
Nucleus medical media did a video on your risk of stroke recently. These are all attempts to educate people on the risks of stroke. This video adds to that portfolio of knowledge.

Stroke Statistics


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  1. ET Himself on November 20, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    Hello Dr. Joe, nice to see you again

  2. D Ramiro S Torres on November 20, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    Why do you have to clown while talking about such an interesting matter we all concerned about?? If you stop clowning ,your channel will get even more subscribers because you do know your stuff.

  3. Dk on November 20, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Hi Dr Joe, can you elaborate on the importance of proper sleep and how the lack of proper sleep impacts your blood pressure and in the long run can lead to stroke or heart attack.
    Thanks for the informative video.

  4. Sharat Sharma on November 20, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    Very dramatic,that BOOM thing.Boom,& youre gone!.clever,doc Joe!

  5. Dana Cermack on November 20, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    I don’t drink but have had a high triglycerides during a biometric screening. (2018 = 203 mg/dL, 2019 = 161 mg/dL). 150 mg/dL being normal? They are coming down, but, what else can l do from a proactive stance?

  6. Toni Benedict on November 20, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    Your couch potato example was funny.

  7. promise kept on November 20, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    Dr.joe who and how they came up with the numbers for blood pressure and why is it 120/80 for everybody?

  8. Millicent Watson on November 20, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    Thank you so much Doc

  9. Elaine Payne on November 20, 2019 at 5:13 pm

    High cholesterol levels. Should be or shouldn’t we take statins? Is it just the drug companies who benefit?

  10. Niyi Makinde on November 20, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Hello Doctor Joe, does a daily dose of Vasoprine help prevent stroke?

  11. viviane Chukwuka on November 20, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Good afternoon doc. Pls any idea on how to reverse/help one with enlarged heart issue?

  12. bettie williams on November 20, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Dr. Joe, what foods straighten the heart? What can be done to GAIN weigjt?

  13. Joan Muschette on November 20, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Goodday didn’t sey how to prevent stroke thanks bless

  14. Samuel Gyekye on November 20, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    Good Morning Doc.! Any idea of how to reverse a heart valve lekkage ?

  15. Louisa Bartlett on November 20, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    God bless you Dr. Joe and thank you❤️😘

  16. Faraamah White on November 20, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    Are you rapping?

  17. Sharat Sharma on November 20, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    Clowning & rapping.good heavens!its sheer trolling.time to do some weeding.pure hearts & brave hearts are always subjected to this nonsense.has to be dealt with firmly.best wishes,doc Joe.love from your own kind of ppl.

  18. Seth Darko on November 20, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    Good morning. Love to watch you always. Please is there a way I can call or email you

  19. Elizabeth Mock on November 20, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    Why do black people in Hispanic is a high-risk scrubs

  20. Feyi Reju on November 20, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Thank you sir for this vital information

  21. Jorge Bravo on November 20, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    Awesome info Doc. Thanks

  22. Bman on November 20, 2019 at 5:29 pm

    Is there anything that cleans the plaque out of your arteries? Thanks Dr Joe

  23. Marva kent on November 20, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Hi Doctor Joe .nice seeing you again. That’s a very big and scary topic. .

  24. Pat. Ononuju on November 20, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    Ya videos are awesome but it sounds professional to me, can you if it pleases you, in another video break it down. Thank you sir.

  25. Rose Williams on November 20, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    Thanks so much

  26. Hafsat Amiun on November 20, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    Thanks for sharing, but doctor you said how to prevent it but you never say it.

  27. mike mike on November 20, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Good afternoon Dr. Joe,
    How can one reverse a EF of 29 with global hypokinesis?

  28. Arun S.G. on November 20, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    Hmm….so be born white man and dont age more than 55. Simple. hehe…..kidding ! But useful information there doc, thanks! I want to ask you , isn’t calcification of arteries a high risk too, perhaps as bad as cholesterol?

  29. vaughn hook on November 20, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    Dr. Joe do you take medication for blood pressure? I saw in one of your videos your blood pressure was 155/85 doe’s that type of reading not concern you? I’m just asking because I’ve been stressing about my blood pressure, i tend to worry anytime I get a reading a little high.

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