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Clinical Summary

Stroke risk higher for young adults who drink moderately to heavily

Susan London   |   11 November 2022

Takeaway

  • The more years young adults engaged in moderate to heavy drinking, the higher their risk for stroke, especially haemorrhagic stroke.

Why this matters

  • Stroke in young adulthood has considerable morbidity, mortality, and socioeconomic effect.

Study design

  • Korean, nationwide, population-based cohort study of 1,536,668 adults aged 20-39 years who underwent...

          

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