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Does air pollution lead to stroke?

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Dr. Michael Chen answered

Specializes in Neurology

Not directly: Air pollution takes its toll mostly on the lungs. If it leads to stress, and elevated blood pressure, then the hypertension can contribute to stroke. If it leads to less exercise, then it may contribute to the risk factors that can cause stroke.

Answered 4/3/2012

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