Stroke Prevention Resources

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Tools for Stroke Prevention

The AHA/ASA Stroke Resource Center delivers evidence-based patient education and community resources for stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. Download infographics, posters, toolkits, handouts and more to teach your patients about stroke risk factors they can control, treat and improve. Spanish tools are also available.

Stroke Risk Prevention Infographics

Access infographics that can teach patients and the community on stroke risk factors, how to reduce risk of another stroke and resources for at-risk individuals.

1.) Women Face a Higher Risk of Stroke (PDF) - Women have more strokes than men and stroke kills more women than men.
2.) Stroke and High Blood Pressure (PDF) - High blood pressure equals higher risk of stroke.
3.) Lifestyle Tips to Stay Mentally Sharp (PDF)- Choices you make today can help prevent stroke and heart disease.
4.) 5 Things Every Stroke Hero Should Know (PDF) - Learn about key stroke facts. 
5.) Healthy Diets as Kids May Reduce Stroke Later in Life (PDF) Starting health habits as kids may reduce stroke risk later in life.
6.) Strokes Can Happen at Any Age (PDF) - Learn about the risk factors for perinatal stroke and childhood stroke
7.) What is Pediatric Stroke? - English (PDF) 
8.) Strokes and Your Brain Health Infographic (PDF) Keeping a healthy brain can help reduce your risk for stroke.
9.) Heatstroke vs.Stroke (PDF)  Learn about the difference between a heat stroke and stroke and what signs you should look out for.
10.) Atrial Fibrillation -A Patients Risk to Stroke (PDF)- Patients with atrial fibrillation are 5 times more at risk for stroke.

Community Handouts and Toolkits on Stroke Risk Factors

Download our library of community resources geared for professionals, survivors, caregivers and supporters to share with the community and other caring individuals to help aid in the education of stroke prevention.

1.) Stroke Prevention Checklist (PDF) - About one in four stroke survivors suffers a stroke. Use this checklist to create a prevention plan.
2.) High Blood Pressure Is A Risk You Can Do Something About (PDF) - Learn about the steps you can take to reduce the most controllable risk factor for stroke.  
3.) Stroke Prevention Brochure English (PDF) - Understanding other stroke risk such as, heart disease, sickle cell, peripheral artery disease and carotid or other heart disease. 
4.) Stroke Risk Quiz English (PDF)- Use this handout to assess stroke risk factors that may apply to you and  to start the conversation with your healthcare provider. 
5.) Controlling High Blood Pressure in Adults (Article)- Find tools and resources to manage high blood pressure such as recipes, support, trackers and more. 
6.) Patient Education Handout (PDF) - 80 percent of strokes can be prevented, learn which ones you can control and can not.
7.) Stroke Fact Sheet (PDF) Find 2017 statistics on defining stroke, risk factors and more.
8.) Let's Talk About Stroke - English version (Article)- Understand your condition and how to manage it can create confidence in making decision to improve your health.
9.) Patient Education Brochures ( Digital) - Order health education packets and brochures with content designed to help patients better understand their condition.
10.) Atrial Fibrillation Patient Guide (PDF) - Five steps to healthy living with Afib.
11.) Atrial Fibrillation Poster (PDF) Print our poster to teach the relationship Afib has towards stroke. 15 percent to 20% of all strokes are attributable to AFib.   
12.) Multicultural Toolkit (Digital)- Find stroke resources targeted to improve the health within multicultural communities.


Resources for Healthy Living with Stroke

About one in four stroke survivors suffer a second stoke. Find resources that teach the steps you can take to improve your health through lifestyle medications and healthy living.

1.) Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Stroke ( PDF) - A healthy lifestyle plays a big part in decreasing risk for disability and death.
2.) Physical Activity Keeps Your Brain Sharp Now and Later- (Article) Having a sharp brain well into your senior years starts with healthy habits.
3.) Physical Fitness in Midlife May Improve Brain Functionality Later in Life- (Article)- Exercising in midlife could improve your brain function decades from now.
4.) Healthy Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp- (Article) Find AHA/ASA dietary recommendations for healthy eating.
6.) Atrial Fibrillation Brochure (PDF) - A guide to living healthy with AFib.

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