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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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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.

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*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%.

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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