Stroke Prevention Directory
A stroke can sometimes be deadly, so prevention is key, especially for those at high risk. To prevent a stroke, the first steps are to exercise and eat a healthy diet. Limiting stress and maintaining a normal blood pressure are also important. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how strokes can be prevented with lifestyle changes and medications.
What Can Help Prevent a Stroke?
We can prevent 80% of strokes. Here’s what you can do to put the odds in your favor.
Diabetes and Stroke
Diabetes greatly increases the risk of stroke. Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of stroke.
Silent Stroke: What You Need to Know
A silent stroke can hit you without you realizing hit. Find out what the effects are and how you can prevent one.
Migraine vs. Stroke: How To Tell The Diffrence
How do you know if an intense headache is a migraine or a stroke? Learn the subtle differences that could save your life.
Stroke Prevention Lifestyle Tips
If you've already had a stroke, preventing a second one is a top priority. WebMD checks with the experts and offers lifestyle tips that can help prevent future strokes.
Recognizing a Stroke
Getting treatment fast is key when you're having a stroke. Learn how to recognize the symptoms.
Is This Stress or a Stroke?
Is your head throbbing, your heart racing, and you worry you could be having a stroke? Chances are, you’re not. Learn the signs that are more likely from a stroke. It could save your life.
Stroke Recovery and Arm Rehab: Important Questions
WebMD answers questions about what to expect following a stroke, from recovery and rehab to finding support.