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How is stroke prevented?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Modify lifestyle

Must control risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetis, high cholestrol.
Stop smoking. Excercise. Avoid tension and stress. Taking some medications when indicated like Aspirin and anti-hypercholestrol medications like Lipitor (atorvastatin) or zocor.

In brief: Modify lifestyle

Must control risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetis, high cholestrol.
Stop smoking. Excercise. Avoid tension and stress. Taking some medications when indicated like Aspirin and anti-hypercholestrol medications like Lipitor (atorvastatin) or zocor.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: BP & Choleserol

Both should have great control.
Exercise and a healthy diet are always important too!

In brief: BP & Choleserol

Both should have great control.
Exercise and a healthy diet are always important too!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Damian Tomic
General Practice

In brief: In many ways

Control blood pressure, and follow any treatment advice.
Don’t smoke. Reduce salt intake. Eat healthy food (limit fatty, sugary, salty foods). Be physically active for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. Maintain a healthy weight. Limit your alcohol intake. Check your cholesterol level and follow any treatment advise. Get checked for irregular heartbeat If a diabetic, manage this well.

In brief: In many ways

Control blood pressure, and follow any treatment advice.
Don’t smoke. Reduce salt intake. Eat healthy food (limit fatty, sugary, salty foods). Be physically active for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. Maintain a healthy weight. Limit your alcohol intake. Check your cholesterol level and follow any treatment advise. Get checked for irregular heartbeat If a diabetic, manage this well.
Dr. Damian Tomic
Dr. Damian Tomic
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Risk factor control

See stroke.
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In brief: Risk factor control

See stroke.
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Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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