Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Opinion Volume 6 Issue 1

Stroke in Women: Time to Acknowledge Sex Difference

Sohail Amir*

Assistant Professor Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Hayatabad Medical Complex, MTI, Peshawar, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Sohail Amir, Assistant Professor Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Hayatabad Medical Complex, MTI, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Received: November 06, 2022; Published: December 09, 2022


Stroke incidence, prevalence, and mortality have historically been reported to be higher in males than in women. But over time, this difference appears to be closing [1]. Recent evidence from high-income nations suggests that the risk of stroke increases with age and that elderly women over 75 may be more likely to experience a stroke than males. In various Southeast Asian nations, women under the age of 40 also experienced a rise in the incidence of ischemic stroke over time [2]. Additionally, it has been noted that females are more likely to die from stroke in the Middle East and North Africa than males are. It is critical to have a better understanding of stroke in women given the evolving epidemiology


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Citation: Sohail Amir. “Stroke in Women: Time to Acknowledge Sex Difference". Acta Acta Scientific Neurology 6.1 (2023): 41-42.


Copyright: © 2023 Sohail Amir. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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