Tip of the Day: Ways to Prevent a Stroke

strokeControl your weight

Gaining even 22 pounds after the age of 18 is associated with increased risk of stroke.

Eat a healthy diet

Diets high in saturated fat and cholesterol can raise blood-cholesterol levels.

Stop smoking

Stroke risk decreases significantly two years after quitting and increases your life expectancy by 6.5 years, research shows.

 

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