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 04/30/2014.


Hope and Inspiration

Stroke Rehab Part 2 Series

Following a stroke, about two-thirds of survivors receive some type rehabilitation. In this second of our two-art series, we want to alleviate some of the mystery, fear and anxiety around the inpatient rehab part of the stroke recovery journey.

Subscribe to Stroke Connection

Stroke Connection Cover
 
Get quarterly digital issues plus our monthly SC e-Extra absolutely free! 

In our current issue: Grieving the Old Self, Embracing the New; Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications; What to Expect in Stroke Rehab; Finding Joy as a Caregiver and much more!

 

Estimate Your Risk

Check change control calculator

What’s your risk for a heart or stroke event?
Find out.