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It is possible to suffer a stroke from stress ?

I suffered a stroke during my last pregnancy . My blood pressure has been Ok as well as my cholesterol level, but I am living under constant stress. Is this a key factor to cause another stroke? I am visiting the doctor about once a year. So far I have been OK.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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