Emotional neglect in children shown to increase stroke risk in later life

The results, published online Sept. 19 in the journal Neurology, revealed that strokes were three times more common in people who reported a moderately high level of childhood neglect than people who reported a moderately low level. The results held after controlling for diabetes, physical activity, smoking, heart problems and anxiety.

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