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Do strokes affect more men then women?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Yes

Men have more strokes than women but women are likely to have a more serious stroke.

In brief: Yes

Men have more strokes than women but women are likely to have a more serious stroke.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Sean Baskin
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Depends on age

Younger men are more likely to suffer a stroke than similarly aged women.
However this trend starts to reverse in older patients and women age 75 or greater are more likely to suffer a stroke than men are.

In brief: Depends on age

Younger men are more likely to suffer a stroke than similarly aged women.
However this trend starts to reverse in older patients and women age 75 or greater are more likely to suffer a stroke than men are.
Sean Baskin
Sean Baskin
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