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6 Golden Rules To Reduce Your Risk of Having A Stroke

When it comes to living a long, healthy life, many of us believe it’s luck of the drawer. Lifestyle factors can play a big part though – particularly with conditions like stroke.

Research on the prevention of strokes suggests 80% of strokes could be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes. Despite this, stroke is the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, according to the Stroke Association. It’s also a leading cause of disability, as almost two thirds of stroke survivors are left with a disability.

Although you can’t change some risk factors – like your age and genetics – making some simple lifestyle changes really could prevent many strokes. We asked experts to share some golden rules for avoiding stroke…

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