ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers are beneficial for preventing stroke

There's growing evidence that ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers are beneficial for preventing stroke.

All antihypertensives lower stroke risk...but ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) may be more effective.

The ACE inhibitor ramipril (Altace) reduces the risk of fatal stroke by 60%...even in patients WITHOUT high blood pressure.

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