Brain Health

3 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Age and family history are two of the most significant risks for stroke. While you can't turn back time or choose your relatives, there are stroke risk factors you can control like high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and smoking. Talk with your doctor about ways you can reduce your risks.

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Do You Know the Symptoms of Stroke?

A stroke is a medical emergency, and every second matters to increase your chances of a successful recovery. Your ability to walk, talk, and even breathe can depend on the quality and speed of your stroke care.

Use the acronym BE FAST to remember the signs and symptoms: 

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