Last Updated on Feb 21, 2017

Glossary

Stroke: It is a condition where the blood supply to the brain cells in a portion of the brain is cut down.

Hypercholesterolemia: An increase in the cholesterol levels.

Blood pressure: The pressure of the blood on the walls of the arteries, dependent on the energy of the heart action, the elasticity of the walls of the arteries, and the volume and viscosity (resistance) of the blood.

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