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How to reduce risk of a stroke: a doctor`s advice of

Recently doctors even more often pay attention to influence of a way of life and food of the person to his health. The food, vitamin-rich, does us vigorous, and food with the excessive content of fats can lead to increase in an index of body weight and is one of the factors promoting increase in risk of a stroke.


the Correct diet is useful to

to each person, but will not be sufficient for those who already have problems with health.

Napalkov Dmitry Aleksandrovich, MD, professor of department of faculty therapy № 1 medical faculty of the First MGMU of I. M. Sechenov: “Dependence warmly - vascular problems from a way of life is a fact in evidence. A lack of physical activity, unhealthy food, existence of addictions - significant risk factors of incidence and mortality. However, having paid attention to these aspects, everyone can protect itself(himself) and the family from a serious chronic illness.

At serious violations in work it is warm - vascular system food and the dosed physical activities will not help treatment, however will still be of great importance. Along with it it is necessary to accept the medicines appointed by the attending physician for control of diseases and decrease in risk of serious complications. However at reception of some preparations it is necessary to be attentive of - for their possible interactions with food. For example, the known anticoagulant (the antagonist of vitamin K) who is applied to prevention of a stroke at fibrillation of auricles imposes big dietary restrictions. Raspberry, green tea, green vegetables, cabbage, eggs and other products rich with vitamin K are undesirable as they influence efficiency of treatment. But the science on the place is not necessary, new generation of preparations for prevention of a stroke, for example, on the basis of direct inhibitors of thrombin, restrictions in a diet do not demand“.

the Researches conducted in the different countries of the world show to

extent of influence of eating habits on risk of development of a stroke.

In particular, mass studying of thousands of women within 35 years (Nurses Health Study) showed that the usual food of the European (including a large number of meat, eggs, fried and salty food, bread from refined flour, fat dairy products, sweet desserts, chips and so forth) increases risk of a stroke by 58%. While the use of fruit, vegetables, fishes and bread of a rough grinding reduce risk of a stroke by 30%.

For prevention of atherosclerosis, a zhelchekamenny illness and problems with vessels should adhere to a diet which is capable to control and even to reduce cholesterol level in blood. The main products - oats, almonds, soy and cocoa beans . Besides, these products are rich with magnesium which use in enough allows to reduce risk of a stroke by 30%. The newest researches of the Swedish men conducted by the Stockholm institute showed that the regular use in food of chocolate (to 63 grams a week) also reduces probability of a stroke (irrespective of its look) by 17%.

At blood circulation violation, narrowing or an inflammation of vessels, atherosclerosis should eat antioxidants. Them fruit and vegetables are rich with . For example, according to the research published in October, 2012 in the Neurology magazine, the use of tomatoes and products from them reduces risk of a stroke.

the Bananas rich with potassium are also good

for prevention of a stroke. It is known that the use 1,5 grams in day of potassium lowers risk of a stroke for 28%. Participants have researches The Health Professionals Follow - Up Study which were daily eaten on 9 portions of the products rich with potassium (fruit, vegetables, potatoes, prunes, raisin), the risk of a stroke decreased by 38% in comparison with those who ate 4 portions a day.

the Hypertension one and a half times more rare occurs at those who regularly use low-fat dairy products , according to research of men in Puerto - Rico. And 22 - summer research of 3100 Japanese men showed that at those who used, at least, 2 glasses of milk a day the risk of a stroke decreased twice. Low-fat milk - a source of potassium, magnesium, calcium which naturally lower a blood pressure.

to Improve blood circulation, to reduce an inflammation in arteries and it is possible to struggle with blood clots of vessels, having included in a diet a salmon and other fat fish . They enrich an organism with fatty acids the Omega - 3. Besides, eating fish of fat grades, you can reduce the use of the meat products rich with cholesterol (sausages, bacon, ham, etc.). Twelve years` research of 5000 adults at the age of 65 years is also more senior, the carried-out Harvard Medical School, showed that the use in food of fish 1 - 4 once a week reduces risk of a stroke by 27%.