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Life After a Stroke

Life After a Stroke

Get tips for healthy living after a stroke designed to help you live successfully as a stroke survivor.

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Resources on Healthy Living After a Stroke

795,000 PEOPLE

IN THE U.S.

HAVE A STROKE

EVERY YEAR

EVERY 40 SECONDS

SOMEONE IN THE U.S.

HAS SOME

TYPE OF STROKE

MORE WOMEN

THAN MEN

HAVE SOME

TYPE OF STROKE

EACH YEAR

1 in 4 strokes are second strokes. 80% of recurrent clot-related (ischemic) strokes can be prevented.*

If you’ve had a clot-related (ischemic) stroke, you may be at a higher risk for another one. The good news: you can work with your doctor to reduce risk of another one.

Aspirin is not appropriate for everyone, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.

TELL ME HOW

*A combination of dietary modification, exercise, a statin, an antihypertensive agent, and aspirin could result in a cumulative relative risk reduction of ischemic stroke of 80%.

GET YOUR HEART HEALTH RISK SELF-ASSESSMENT

Get help understanding heart attack and stroke risks in under 2 minutes, and get a downloadable guide you can take to the doctor.

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