The long-term effects of modifiable and unmodifiable risk factors of stroke

Khaled M. Hassan, Asala M. Wafa, Manea S. Alosaimi, Kawthar A. Bokari, Mosab A. Alsobhi, Faisal M. Alamro, Turki H. Alotaibi, Faiz M. Alroqee, Mohammad S. Al Samaani, Kawthar A. Almuhandir, Fayez A. Alzahrani, Majed A. Asiri, Saif A. Alasmari, Sukainah K. Alramdhan, Ibrahim A. Alhazmi, Abdullah M. Alluhaidah


Stroke is a major cerebrovascular disease causes high mortality and morbidity in people around the world. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability. The largest country in the middle East, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has been occupying approximately four-fifths of the Arabian Peninsula supporting a population of more than 28 million. Stroke is getting to be a quickly expanding issue and is the leading cause of illness and deaths in Saudi Arabia. It is clear that researches and studies regarding the incidence, prevalence and their sociodemographic properties of stroke is still incomplete due to lack of present studies being conducted in these specified areas. This article aims to discuss the aspect of stroke in Saudi Arabia beside the effects of modifiable and the non-modifiable risk factors from the literature published.



Stroke, Risk factors, Modifiable, Epidemiology

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