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Stroke is a disease that one in six prople in the world experiences throughout their lives. Worldwide, it occurs one every two seconds and is on a growing trend. In the fall and winter, when cold weather comes, people with high blood pressure follow the threat of life. In the event of sudden drop in temperature, the body contracts up blood vessels to maintain body temperature, which increases the risk of stroke due to high blood pressure. Considering there environmental characteristics, it suggests wearable smart medical devices the allow patients with high blood pressure to spend the cold season at ease.
Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
Konkuk University, Glocal Campus