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Stroke Risk Factors

Lower Your Stroke Risk With These 7 Lifestyle Changes

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty

It's no secret that a generally healthy lifestyle can help reduce a person's risk of getting a stroke. And now a new study shows that you can reduce y...

The Two Beverages That Could Significantly Lower Your Risk Of Stroke

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.15.2013 | Fifty

Your morning cups of coffee and green tea may do more than just give you an extra kick of energy -– they may also lower your risk of stroke. A r...

Strategies to Prevent Another Stroke

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

It is easy to revert back to your old habits and continue to put yourself at a high risk for another stroke or heart attack. Take a few moments, meet with your doctor and start changing the way you live -- it just may save your life.

Catherine Pearson

Depression Increases Stroke Risk In Women, New Research Suggests

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Depression does more than take a mental toll on people, leading to possible physical complications such as obesity and cardiovascular disease. Now, ne...

6 Ways To Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 07.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Dr. Williams' book also offers life-saving practical tips on stroke prevention. Here are just a few of the stroke prevention strategies.

Coffee, Sex, Nose Blowing Could Raise Stroke Risk

Health.com | Matt McMillen | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home

Having sex, drinking coffee, working out -- these and other everyday activities that cause blood pressure to spike may briefly raise the risk of a...

How to Protect Yourself From A Stroke At Any Age

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Like many young Americans, I thought strokes were something that only affected older people. The measures that helped to prevent it rarely crossed my mind. But then, one October morning, I had a stroke.