Prevention | Stroke | Salem Health
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Reduce your risk factors to prevent strokes

Some factors are beyond your control, such as:

  • Age – strokes are more common after age 55
  • Gender – men have more strokes than women
  • Family history – if your parents or grandparents suffered strokes, your chances of having a stroke are higher.

However, you can take control of many of the biggest risk factors including:

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