According to recent research, women who smoke, and in addition have elevated blood pressure levels are 20 times more likely to have a brain haemorrhage, when compared with non-smoking men who have safe blood pressure levels.

A bleed in the brain is frequently triggered by a burst aneurysm, which is actually a pouch that is filled with blood on the wall of an artery, where greatest stress occurs. Many never rupture, however, if they do it becomes a medical emergency. 

The published research by H...

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