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Summary of Risk of Stroke

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
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Notes
grade-b Minor Very High See 2 studies
There may be a decrease in the rates of strokes among subjects (dyslipidemics) using pharmacological doses of niacin when compared to controls
grade-b - Very High See all 3 studies
There does not appear to be a protective effect of vitamin E on the development of stroke relative to placebo.
grade-c - - See study
The risk of stroke does not appear to be reduced with supplementation of 240mg EGb-761 in older individuals.

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