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Does air pollution lead to stroke?

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Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Chen
Dr. Michael Chen
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