Did you know that women make up 60% of all stroke deaths? If you’re a woman, it’s important to be aware of your unique risk factors and early signs of stroke in women.
Women’s risk for stroke is different than men’s. Why? It has a lot to do with female-only factors, such as hormones, childbirth, pregnancy, birth control pills and migraine headaches with aura. Neurologist Dolora Wisco, MD, explains what you need to know.