Scientists: women have a higher risk of stroke

American scientists from the University of Texas chose to conduct the study volunteers, whose age did not exceed 50 years. For a long time for the health of people participating in the program observed the doctor. For a man aged 65 years, the experiment ended. According to the results of this project the researchers came to the conclusion that physical activity in old age reduces the occurrence of stroke by at least 40 percent. This disease is quite common among women. This is due to the fact that after menopause every woman in the body there are hormonal disruptions, according to the scientific journal Stroke.

According to statistics in the UK die from a stroke two times more women than breast cancer. According to scientists, older people need five days a week to produce physical exercise. Such exercises include running and yoga. Physical activity does not only stimulate blood flow to the brain, and give the whole body tone.

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