The high proportion of undiagnosed hypertension could be a reason for the relatively young age of stroke patients in the Gulf region
Several studies have reported that the high proportion of undiagnosed hypertension and diabetes might be a reason for younger stroke patients in the Gulf.
Most people in the UAE are unaware of their hypertension
A Study has shown that the prevalence of hypertension in young male South Asian immigrants, who constitute the largest proportion of the UAE is high, while the awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in this large population are very low.
A check-up at your nearest clinic should take around 15 minutes.
A study suggests that screening is beneficial in all adults in the UAE.