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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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