6 Foods That Reduce or Increase Stroke Risk

6 Foods That Reduce or Increase Stroke Risk

Among all the risk factors for stroke, changing your eating habits is one of the easiest ways to decrease your risk, as it is directly related to other catalysts, such as being overweight and having high blood pressure. In general, advice from medical professionals...

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How to Eat Well and Live Longer

How to Eat Well and Live Longer

Many studies have found a link between what we eat and high blood pressure, which is one of the ten major modifiable risk factors for stroke. In other words, something you can easily control yourself could reduce your own personal risk of developing health problems....

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT: Diet and Stroke Risk

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT: Diet and Stroke Risk

A good diet, which features plenty of fruits and vegetables; fiber; whole grains; legumes; and fish has been associated with a reduced risk of stroke (1). But what’s the best way to maintain a healthy weight and keep your chance of developing cardiovascular health...

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5 Reasons to Reduce Alcohol Intake

5 Reasons to Reduce Alcohol Intake

Reports in the press often give conflicting advice about whether drinking alcohol in moderation is good or bad for you. But one thing’s for certain: Heavy alcohol consumption is a risk factor for all types of stroke. (1) Drinking alcohol raises blood pressure;...

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High blood pressure
Diabetes
Atrial fibrilation
Physical inactivity
Hight cholesterol
Poor diet
Smoking
Alcohol
Obesity