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20 seconds Self-Test To Check The Risk of Getting Stroke 

 May 12, 2015

By  Gabriela

(HealthAndLovePage)

Standing on one foot for 20 seconds can be an excellent test for increased risk of getting a stroke in the future!

Simply, stand on one leg and if you begin to lose your balance after the tenth second, there is a great possibility of minor damage to the blood vessels in the brain, cognitive decline and brain abnormalities, says a study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

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About the author 

Gabriela

A mom of two with a background in journalism, I took health into my own hands and started researching to find answers to my own health struggles. My research turned into a blog that turned into an amazing community (starring you!).When I'm not reading medical journals, creating new recipes, you can find me somewhere outside in the sun or undertaking some DIY remodeling project that inevitably takes twice as long as it was supposed to.

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