Posted on: September 28, 2015

Stroke Risk Factors

Are you at risk?

There are risk factors for stroke that you can change (modifiable) and those that you cannot change (non-modifiable):

There are risk factors for stroke that you can change (modifiable) and those that you cannot change (non-modifiable):

Modifiable (Things you can Change)

• Blood Pressure
• Cholesterol
• Weight
• Nutrition
• Diabetes
• Smoking
• Medication Adherence
• Alcohol Consumption
• Stress
• Exercise
• Sleep Apnea
• Atrial Fibrillation

NOT Modifiable (Things you Cannot Change)

• Age
• Gender
• Family History
• Ethnicity
• Previous Stroke/TIA History