«According to the World Stroke Organisation, there are approximately 13.7 million new cases of stroke each year. To some extent, this may not be news to the vast majority of people. In all likelihood, the average reader will have come across someone who suffered a stroke, whether within immediate family or merely acquaintances. However, what very few people know is that at the heart of all these cases is a pervasive condition called Atherosclerosis – which lies silent and asymptomatic in most people for many years, before it finally surfaces with debilitating consequences.»

Article written by Carl Azzopardi



Times Malta