LIVE: Lifestyle Changes To Lower Stroke Risk

American Heart Association Joins KVRR As Part of Week-long Stroke Prevention Effort


The American Heart Association says up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented.

KVRR Local News is dedicating an entire week to stories about stroke prevention.

Chrissy Meyer from the American Heart Association says you can make small changes in your life which can make a big difference in your stroke risk.

The top ways to lower your stroke risk are:

Don’t smoke

Manage your blood pressure

Be physically active

Eat a healthy diet

Maintain a healthy weight

Control cholerterol

Control blood sugar

Meyer says it’s easy to make one small change at a time, until it ads up to a big change in your stroke risk.

Find out more about stroke prevention and diagnosis by clicking here.


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