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Risk Factors of a Stroke:

Risk Factors of a Stroke: The Worst Risk? Not Knowing.

Learn more about the risk factors of a stroke – and learn how you can work with your doctor to make informed decisions.

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Get the Details on Stroke Risk

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

THE HEART HEALTH RISK TOOL1

LEARN YOUR RISK OF A HEART ATTACK OR STROKE

Do you know your risk factors?2 Find out and get a personalized heart-healthy action plan to share with your doctor.

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