How to prevent ischemic stroke?

Many things. Optimally address this with your doctor who can best assess your risks. But make sure you are physically active, maintain a reasonable weight, have blood pressure and cholesterol numbers is a reasonable range and possible even aspirin may help prevent this ...
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Could an ischemic stroke be fatal?

Potentially yes. Most ischemic strokes such as thrombosis or embolism cause significant damage but not immediate fatality. However, intracranial hemorrhage has a 60% mortality within one year, and a ruptured aneurysm causes death in 50% prior to reaching a hospital. The garden variety stroke in certain parts of brain have potential for death depending upon extent. Read more...

Can you do mixed martial arts if you have had a trans ischemic stroke?

Yes & no. Sometimes injury to the arteries of the neck causes stroke symptoms. If this is the cause of the TIA, I think it is best to avoid fighting. Can't say that any fighting sports are good for the brain, whether there has been a TIA or not. The conditioning used for MMA is good for the brain though. Is there a way to do this sport without contact? Just a thought. Read more...

I had an ischemic stroke November 23. Affecting left side. Lately my entire left side is extremely weak. Is this normal?

Be seen. Please be seen promptly. While after a stroke, strength can wax and wane, if it is persistent and/or new, you need to be evaluated. Read more...