Folic Acid linked to lower stroke risk among individuals with high blood pressure

March 20, 2015 11:37 AM

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Folic acid could lower the risk of stroke among individuals with high blood pressure. The study conducted in China on 20,000 adults suffering from high blood pressure, has found lower risk among individuals who were given folic acid supplements.

Earlier studies conducted in the United States have found no link between folic acid and stroke risk. The study (China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial) conducted by Chinese researchers contradicts those findings. However, medical experts suggest that the results in the U. S. study were different as ...

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