|Are you at risk for stroke
You can try our quick stroke risk assessment to see if you are at risk for a stroke.
Pay close attention to these health indicators and have regular check-ups with your doctor to reduce your risk of stroke.
- High Blood Pressure – Check blood pressure periodically and, if over 120/80, see your doctor. If you have high blood pressure, take your medications as prescribed.
- Heart Disease – Find out if you have heart disease, especially irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation.
- Sedentary Lifestyle – Include some form of exercise in your daily activities.
- Diabetes – If you have diabetes, work to control your blood sugar levels.
- Smoking – If you smoke, get help to stop.
- High Cholesterol – Keep your cholesterol level within normal limits with diet and/or medication.
- Alcohol Intake – Drink alcoholic beverages in moderation.
- Diet – Enjoy a lower sodium, lower fat diet for better health.