If you are one of these blood groups, you are more likely to have an early stroke.

In France, 140,000 strokes or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) occur each year and one person in 6 will be the victim of a stroke. AVC During his life. Age, family history, certain illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure are among stroke risk factors.

A new risk factor has just been discovered. A new study published in October in the journal Neurology shows that blood type may play a role in early onset of stroke.

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the United States conducted a meta-analysis of 48 different studies. The latter gathered data from nearly 576,000 people aged between 18 and 59 and living on different continents. Among the volunteers, some had suffered an ischemic stroke (the most common) and the majority had never suffered one. The authors grouped participants according to their blood group A, AB, B, and O, and divided strokes into three categories: early, late, and no stroke.

According to their analyses, people with blood groups A and B were most at risk of early stroke. The risk was 16% higher in group A than in the others. As for the participants in group B, they had an 11% increased risk of having a stroke. Conversely, people of group O were 12% less likely to have a stroke.

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