Can you let me know how many strokes/heart attacks happen in people with normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels?
Stroke MI. Great question! myocardial infarction in individuals with no cholesterol, blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, or obesity is very rare but can happen. Stroke on the other hand is not uncommonly associated with blood cloths caused by certain heart rhythm abnormalities such as atrial fibrillation.
Interesting question. I'll tell you what i know: the majority of people who have heart attacks have "normal" cholesterol which is why it pays to have a low cholesterol. BP is different. There are several causes of stroke but the majority occur due to high blood pressure and keeping BP normal is the single most important thing to do to avoid one.
How many people have strokes/heart attacks that have completely normal blood pressure levels and normal cholesterol levels?
CAD events. I don't know that anyone knows real numbers but it isn't insignficant, we all see such patients. Read more...