You can help to prevent stroke by controlling risk factors, including high blood pressure, smoking, atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heart rhythm), high cholesterol or atherosclerosis, and diabetes. A healthy lifestyle and taking an aspirin once a day also can help to prevent stroke.
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