Stroke Risk Factors
The changes you make now might change what happens later.
Stroke Risk Factors You Can Control, Treat and Improve
Keep your stroke risks low with regular checkups and treatment for these conditions if you have them.
Stroke Risk Factors That Are Not Within Your Control
You can't control some risk factors, but knowing that they exist may help motivate you to work harder on the ones you can change.
Additional Factors That May Be Linked to Higher Stroke Risks
Whether your risks are related to changeable factors or are primarily outside of your control, you can benefit your heart and your brain with healthy lifestyle choices.
Let's Talk About Stroke Prevention
TIA and Stroke: Medical Emergencies
When someone has shown symptoms of a stroke or a TIA (transient ischemic attack), they require immediate medical attention. A doctor will gather information and make a diagnosis [UPDATE LINK AFTER PAGE IS CREATED] and begin a course of treatment depending on the cause of the stroke.
More About Risky Stroke Conditions
- Learn about the Heart-Brain Connection. [UPDATE LINK AFTER PAGE IS CREATED]
- A heart-healthy diet is also good for your brain. [UPDATE LINK AFTER PAGE IS CREATED]
- How cardiovascular and stroke risks relate. [UPDATE LINK AFTER PAGE IS CREATED]
- Understand and take control of risky stroke conditions. [UPDATE LINK AFTER PAGE IS CREATED]