Healthy Living After Stroke

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 04/30/2014.

Healthy Living Resource Guide for All Seniors

Any person of any age can make healthy changes. Our Resource Guide and exercise infographic will help you make smart choices as you and your loved ones look to maintain health and wellness.

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