Health Tip: How to Lower Your Risk of Stroke02/20/12
(HealthDay News) -- When it comes to stroke prevention, a
healthy lifestyle is your best bet.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these
suggestions to help reduce your risk of stroke:
- Follow a healthy diet that's low in saturated fats and
- Stick to a healthy body weight; lose weight if you're
- Get plenty of regular physical activity.
- Avoid smoking.
- Restrict alcohol consumption.
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