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How can you reduce risk of a stroke after having a transient ischemic attack?

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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: I agree

Also i would add quit smoking, increased exercise, eating a mediterranean and fish based diet.

In brief: I agree

Also i would add quit smoking, increased exercise, eating a mediterranean and fish based diet.
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Brian Kaufman
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: TIA/Stroke

Risk of stroke after a TIA is greater. Quit smoking, control of diabetes, hypertension, and take Aspirin daily.
If you have carotid artery stenosis that needs to be addressed as well.

In brief: TIA/Stroke

Risk of stroke after a TIA is greater. Quit smoking, control of diabetes, hypertension, and take Aspirin daily.
If you have carotid artery stenosis that needs to be addressed as well.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on cause

There are many risks for tia's and strokes.
Some you cannot change such as age (>55), family history, and male gender. Other risks can be treated, for example, hypertension, cigarette smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, sedentary lifestyle, excess alcohol, etc. Speak with your doctor about risk reduction if you have some risks or you are concerned.

In brief: Depends on cause

There are many risks for tia's and strokes.
Some you cannot change such as age (>55), family history, and male gender. Other risks can be treated, for example, hypertension, cigarette smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, sedentary lifestyle, excess alcohol, etc. Speak with your doctor about risk reduction if you have some risks or you are concerned.
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