Knowing what the risk factors are for a stroke can lower one’s risk. Some can be controlled, and others cannot be changed. The more risk factors one has, the greater one’s chance of having a stroke.
Risk factors that cannot be changed
Risk factors that can be changed, treated or controlled with lifestyle changes or medication
- Tobacco use
- High blood cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Physical inactivity
- Diet and nutrition
To learn more about stroke treatment and rehabilitation at Community, please call 800-777-7775.