Healthy Living After Stroke

Nutrition

Good nutrition is one way to reduce your risk of having another stroke. Find tips for shopping, how to prepare healthy meals and lots of free recipes.

Physical Activity

Though limited physical abilities may prevent some survivors from doing some forms of exercise, it's important to find ways to stay as physically active as possible to reduce your risk of having another stroke.

Following Doctor's Orders

Following your doctor's and pharmacist's orders after a stroke is crucial to controlling the conditions that could increase your risk of another stroke. Learn how to manage your meds and work with your healthcare team.

Controlling Risky Conditions

Learn more about how to control many conditions —such as high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation — which contribute to your risk of stroke or recurrent stroke.

This content was last reviewed on 05/21/2018.


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Expect the Unexpected

At age 9, I had a hemorrhagic stroke, a bleeding into brain tissue, and the result of a brain tumor. The tumor was growing into nerves surrounding the brain stem. A blood vessel had ruptured, and the time frame between onset of stroke and onset of treatment was closing fast. Read more.
 

 
 

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