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What is a stroke? 1 Get your blood pressure checked. Since having high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of a stroke, it’s 2 Load up on heart-healthy foods.

Incorporating more anti-inflammatory foods, such as dark, leafy greens, whole grains, 3 Fill your plate with potassium-rich. 5 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Stroke. LOAD UP ON YOUR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.

We know you’ve heard “eat your vegetables” before. But here’s one more reason why: Foods high in MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT. KEEP MOVING. LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE.

Control high blood pressure. About a third of American adults have hypertension, which is the leading cause of stroke. To help keep it under control, regularly monitor your. Strokes are also the leading cause of serious long-term disability. You can reduce your risk by controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol, losing excess weight, not smoking and getting regular exercise.

But diet matters, too. 5 ways to lower your stroke risk Stroke is the country’s third largest killer and one of the leading causes of disability, affecting around 2,500 New Zealanders each year. And while the outlook differs from case to case, one thing is for certain – we all have the power to reduce our risk of stroke. The most effective way to reduce your risk of stroke is adopting a heart healthy lifestyle: getting enough physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking and eating nutritious foods, according to Medical Daily.

Here are five ways to reduce your stroke risk starting today: Keep blood pressure in mind and under control. Get your blood pressure into a healthy range (under 120/80). High blood pressure is the no. 1 controllable risk factor for stroke. We can prevent 80% of strokes.

Here’s what you can do to put the odds in your favor. Exercise and healthy eating help reduce obesity, which further lowers your risk of stroke. Stroke risk factors don’t exist in isolation – they’re highly interconnected, Aparicio points out. The. If you’re overweight or obese, you don’t have to get thin to reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke.

If you lose 5% to 10% of your weight, you’ll improve your cholesterol numbers and lower.

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Through a combination of medical attention and lifestyle changes, you can significantly reduce your risk of stroke.

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Certain important risk factors for stroke that are not modifiable include age, sex, race, and previous stroke.

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You can dramatically lower your risk by knowing what caused your stroke and reducing your risk factors.

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So if you have risk factors or a family history of stroke, you should focus on doing what you can to lower your risk and improve the health of your circulatory system.

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  • In 2018 November 8 I had my first Stroke, After returning from my friends house, immediately I was rushed to the Community health Care. The neurologist said that I had been having “mini-strokes” or “Trans Ischemic Attacks (TIA’s)” for years. All the physicians agreed that a congenital heart problem called Atrial Septal Defect was causing the strokes. After the first major stroke, however, I was not well enough to undergo the corrective heart surgery. Stroke affected vital pathways in my brain, causing constant electric-like pain on the left side of my body. After the second stroke, I was placed on machines aided life support and the doctors tried all they could but I wasn’t recovering they decided i give a traditional herbal doctor a try, since all they have done to revive me was to no avail. A college friend of mine had a uncle who was a traditional herbal doctor; “Dr Odia” he base in Tampa, Fl and has helped so many people all over the world with his herbal formula; so they said. My Children were reluctant to give his herbal formula for stroke a try, they needed me to get well by any means necessary because their mum died of Cancer years Ago. They were willing to go any Length for a cure. Well to God be the Glory Dr Odia was a God sent, he placed me on his medication, although he wasn’t present, but with his instructions my children where able to administer his medication, I regained the ability to walk, speak clearly and drive very well. To God alone I give all the glory and am for ever greatful to Dr Odia for being a hand of God in my Life. I want people to think back to Natural herbs, that’s why am sharing this.i believe God has hidden the solutions to all sickness and diseases in Natural herbs and root that we don’t pay much attention to.Am a living testimony of Natural herbs and root. If you or a loved one is going through a deadly diseases that seems impossible to cure totally, believe me root and herbs is the Solution. You can on his Facebook page “Dr Odia” for all in need of a permanent cure to stroke or any other Chronic disease. ( Dr Odia Herbalist Home ) on Facebook or email: ( [email protected] gmail.com

  • Fuck off ���� ” try go more and more vegan everyday” that’s how you got the strokes in first place. Vegetable oils and carbs are the worst. Eat high FAT diet. The brain made up of fat so feed it fat hello!!!!!! How can you not know this. The best way to nourish your brain is eating raw animal fats based foods. Or even cooked. Butter, Steaks, pork, chicken, duck, organ meats liver etc this is what the brain wants. Go eat at least one of those I listed and come back and tell me your brain doesn’t like it lol please. You get the almost like eurphoric state after you eat fatty meal. A nourishing, satiated state which is what we should be feeling after we eat our proper diet god dam!

  • All thanks to @dr_alabi6 for helping me with his herbs to cure my HERPES VIRUS right now everything is fine thank God for everything, doctor you are the best i ever meet he is real and can be trusted and also he is the best herbal doctor in African @dr_alabi6 contact him on WhatsApp:+2348110960953 or email address: ([email protected])can also cure {1}HIV And AIDS {2} HPV {3}Diabetes {4} Hepatitis {5} Vitiligo {6} Blood Cancer (7) stroke

  • wow he went to school to be lied to veggies is what makes the body have Inflammation not meat. But oh well kill more people off is what they like to do.

  • I am 34 years old, a wife to Bakers and mummy to Ava and George. I was a lawyer but have been a stay at home mum for nearly nine years now, which is slightly scary. I have loved it and I would count it as a job because I have worked harder at home than I ever did anywhere else. What happened to me? I was going to say that I have recently become disabled. It’s actually five years ago, now so it isn’t that recent, but it still only feels like yesterday that I felt I had a burst AVM. A lot of other people have explained it a lot better, so I am not even going to attempt if you want to know more type ‘Arteriovenous Malformation’ into any Internet search engine. In search for a better health I came across people talking of Dr. Adebola on the internet, on how he uses herbs to treat so many chronic diseases, I was reluctant to give his herbal formula a try. At first it was like a miracle to me and my loved ones, I later realized that it was the miracle powers in his herbs that help my brain cells to function normal, after 5 years I now have my health in order, I now do everything I couldn’t do while I was disabled, am so grateful to God and Dr Adebola, I can’t thank him enough so I pray his nature’s knowledge be multiplied to help reach out to more people in need of a stable health.

    I want people to think about the HEALING powers in nature’s herbs, If you have already had a stroke then I appreciate this might be too late but carers and loved ones should think about this in case something similar happens or had happened to them!

    Reach out to Dr. Adebola, message him via email [email protected] yahoo.com, or whatsapp via: +19292018600

    Best of luck.

  • Can u tell me a good diet for a stroke patients having diabetes, pressure and my granny right side and speech is completely gone so plz suggests things i can give her? Her age is 85