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Lifestyle Changes Can Help Prevent a Second Stroke

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Experts say diet, exercise, stress reduction, and adequate sleep are all lifestyle changes that should be adopted. Azman Jaka/Getty Images
  • The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have released guidelines for people who have had a stroke.
  • The organizations encourage doctors to consult with other medical professionals to help determine the cause of a person’s stroke to reduce their risk of a second one.
  • They also advise people who have had a stroke to adopt a regular exercise program, eat a healthy diet, get adequate sleep, and reduce stress.

Having had a stroke or transient ischemic

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