Prevention

80% of all Strokes can be Prevented.

Follow these tips to maintain a healthy brain and reduce your risk for stroke:

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Get 7-8 hours of sleep each night.
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If you smoke, stop.
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Limit your daily sodium intake to 1500 mg.
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Get regular checkups.
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Be socially active.
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Exercise 30 minutes each day.

*Source: American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Sentara Stroke Prevention Guide@2x

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Sentara Stroke Recommended Foods@2x

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