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.
Several medicines used to treat high blood pressure have been shown to have an especially strong benefit in preventing stroke. These medicines include drugs called ACE inhibitors, including enalapril...Read more
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The fact I survived my massive stroke in 2001 is remarkable to me. In fact, until recently I never talked about the specifics about it... Read more »
As if the "normal" recover from a stroke weren't difficult enough, stroke victims show an increased risk of developing depression. In the U.S., more... Read more »