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.


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Finding Joy As a Caregiver

Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. They are different, but in so many ways, better than what we expected. Each day is filled with the joy and peace of knowing that although we did not choose this path, we did make a conscious choice to do it well. Read more about finding joy as a caregiver.

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