Healthy Living After Stroke

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nutritionNutrition
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.

 
 

Bill Dodd BackswingPhysical 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.


 

doctor and patientFollowing 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.

 

blood pressureControlling 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.


My Life Check®

NC-Healthy Diet Page - My Life Check Assessment

To find out where you stand with Life's Simple 7®, take the My Life Check® Assessment. In just a few minutes, you can get your own personal health score and life plan to help you reduce your risk of stroke.

Stroke Connection: Survivor in the Senate

Stroke Connection Spring 2014 Cover
 
Your Spring issue of Stroke Connection features the story of Senator Mark Kirk’s stroke and the recovery journey that put him back on Capitol Hill. Also in this issue: Uncommon causes of stroke and survivors who’ve had them; A mother’s stroke sets the course for her 10-year-old’s life; and much more!  
 
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