This Vitamin May Help Lower Stroke Risk







http://www.dailyrx.com/folic-acid-enalapril-may-reduce-stroke-risk-more-enalapril-alone

As stroke becomes an increasingly common health risk, researchers look for ways patients can lower their risk. And they might have found one.

When taken with a blood pressure medication called enalapril, folic acid (a B vitamin) appeared to lower stroke risk more than taking enalapril but not the vitamin, a new study found.

Strokes are caused by poor blood flow to the brain, often resulting from blood clots or blood vessels in the brain that burst. A stroke can lead to paralysis on one side of the body and problems with speech or thinking.

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