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Vitamin C deficiency

What causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is vitamin C deficiency. (23)

Vitamin D deficiency

What causes strokes? One of the 41 things that causes strokes is vitamin D deficiency. If you avoid the sun, or if you avoid vitamin D supplements, you risk vitamin D deficiency, as well as vitamin D sulfate deficiency, and the latter is an underlying cause of arterial plaque buildup, which is one of the 41 things that causes strokes.

According to one research paper, low levels of vitamin D will double the risk of stroke in Caucasians. Why? Because vitamin D deficiency is known to increase your risk of arterial stiffness, which is one of the 41 things that causes strokes. (35)

According to another research article, the most likely causes of strokes were vitamin D deficiency (61.92%), smoking (50%), hypertension (47.40%), diabetes mellitus (24.20%) and atrial fibrillation (14.1%) (36)

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(2) "Stroke prevention in women: synopsis of the 2014 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guideline" by C. Bushnell and L. McCullough, Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jun 17;160(12):853-7. doi: 10.7326/M14-0762.
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(3) "Background exposure to persistent organic pollutants predicts stroke in the elderly" by DH1 Lee, et al., Environ Int. 2012 Oct 15;47:115-20. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2012.06.009.
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(5) "Do you really need that diet soda? Research connects the drinks to higher heart risks", No authors listed, Harv Health Lett. 2012 Aug;37(10):4.
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(6) "Delay of stroke onset by milk proteins in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats" by T1 Chiba, et al., Stroke. 2012 Feb;43(2):470-7. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.618496. Epub 2011 Dec 8.
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(7) "Correlation analysis of sleep quality and youth ischemic stroke" by S1 Zhang, et al., Behav Neurol. 2014;2014:246841. doi: 10.1155/2014/246841.
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(8) "Neck circumference, a bedside clinical feature related to mortality of acute ischemic stroke" by CA1 Medeiros, et al., Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2011 Sep-Oct;57(5):559-64.
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