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.
Heart Disease and Stroke
WebMD explains the link between heart disease and strokes.
Diabetes and Stroke
Diabetes greatly increases the risk of stroke. Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of stroke.
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.
What Every Man Needs to Know About Strokes
Strokes are the fifth most common cause of death in men. Here’s what every man needs to know about symptoms of a stroke — and how to minimize the risks of having one.
6 Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore
Some medical symptoms are warnings that you need immediate care. Learn to recognize these six.
Stroke Recovery and Arm Rehab: Important Questions
WebMD answers questions about what to expect following a stroke, from recovery and rehab to finding support.
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.