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Are You at Risk for Stroke?

Too often strokes occur unexpectedly in the lives of people who consider themselves "perfectly healthy." Do you really know if your risk of stroke is as low as you think it is?
  1. Lower Your Risk (6)

Family History of Stroke
What you need to know if you have a family history of stroke.

Head Trauma and Stroke
Head trauma can contribute to the incidence of stroke and head trauma can worsen the long-term impact a stroke. It is important to prevent head trauma.

Warning- Too Many Miracle Breakthroughs!
Health information is abundant- and often incorrect. Tips for staying sane amid all of the health tips.

7 Habits to Prevent a Stroke
7 lifestyle habits that can help prevent a stroke.

Stress and Stroke
Stress is a contributing risk factor for stroke and it can inhibit stroke recovery. Ways to decrease stress.

8 ways to Lower Salt in Your Diet
Lowering salt in your diet can help decrease your risk of stroke.

Eating to Prevent Stroke
Tips to make healthy eating easier to avoid some of the common stroke risk factors.

Vitamins and Herbs That Cause Stroke
Some vitamins and herbs can increase the risk of stroke. Learn which vitamins to be careful of and stick with the recommended doses.

What Is a Risk Factor?
Learn what people mean when they say the term "risk factor."

Who Is at Risk of Stroke?
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Yet, few people are aware of whether or not they have risk factors that can make them susceptible to having one.

Medical Conditions That Can Lead to Stroke
Atherogenic risk factors are medical conditions that can induce chronic damage to arteries in the brain and lead to stroke.

Heart Conditions That Can Lead to Stroke
A large portion of the blood that leaves the heart with each heart beat reaches the brain. Because of this, a blood clot that forms inside the heart can travel to the brain and cause a stroke.

Stroke Risk Factors You Can't Avoid
Find out how your genetics, your age, and other uncontrollable factors can change your odds of having a stroke.

Habits That Can Lead to Stroke
Doctors often call these "environmental factors." But they have more to do with choices you make.

The Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Stroke
If you're a snorer, this is a must-read. Obstructive sleep apnea could causing your problem -- and even increasing your risk for stroke.

Recreational Drugs, Alcohol, and Stroke
It is becoming clear that the use of recreational drugs and alcohol increase the risk for stroke.

Coagulation Disorder and Stroke Risk
Coagulation disorders are medical conditions in which blood clot formation is abnormal. This can increase a person's risk of stroke.

Common Blood Tests Used to Look for a Clotting Disorder
These are some common tests used by doctors to find out if a person has a blood clotting disorder. Positive results can help better determine risk for stroke.

Pregnancy and Stroke
Although stroke in pregnancy is a rare event, there are certain circumstances that greatly increase the risk.

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