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Slash Your Stroke Risk by Addressing Crucial Modifiable Risk Factors

Around 750,000 people have a stroke every year, and of these, 5 to 14 percent will have a second stroke within 12 months. Many of the risk factors for stroke can be mitigated with simple lifestyle changes—according to the American Stroke Association, 80 percent of strokes are preventable. However, research

Dietary Keys for Preventing CVD

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a broad term that covers many conditions that affect your circulatory system—your heart, arteries, and veins. Many of those conditions are related to a narrowing of the arteries, including those within the heart itself, as well as those supplying blood to your limbs and organs. Fortunately,

Diet: Your Strong Defense against Strokes

About 500,000 first-time strokes occur every year in the U.S. Since high blood pressure is the number one risk factor, it’s no surprise that managing high blood pressure through diet is a key focus. In October 2014 the American Stroke Association and the American Heart Association released newly revised guidelines

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