It may seem incredible, but 80% of strokes are preventable. Finding ways to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol are great ways to reduce your risk.
Stress can be very harmful, driving up blood pressure, causing inflammation and deteriorating vascular function. Reducing the amount of hours you work every day can help reduce your stress levels.
Walnuts? That’s right, just 1 oz. of fatty walnuts once per week can reduce the risk of stroke by as much as 17%. Walnuts contain heart-healthy omega-3 that can help prevent plaque buildup, blood clots and vascular weakening.
It may not come as a surprise that exercise can play a key role in your health. Walking daily can help reduce your risk by as much as 44%!
Potassium is an important part of your diet in helping to reduce chances of stroke. You can get plenty of potassium from bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes and oranges.