Signs and Symptoms

Know Your Risk

Know Your Risk

Strokes can be devastating for a person and their family members, so be sure to know your risk factors and what you can do to lower them!

To reduce your risk:

  • Know your blood pressure. 
  • Find out whether you have atrial fibrillation. 
  • If you smoke, stop. 
  • Find out if you have high cholesterol. 
  • If diabetic, follow recommendations to control your diabetes. 
  • Include exercise in your daily routine. 
  • Enjoy a lower-sodium (salt), lower-fat diet.

​By eating healthy, being active and not smoking, you can significantly decrease your chances of having a stroke.