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Lifestyle changes reduce risk of subsequent strokes in stroke survivors
Lifestyle changes reduce risk of subsequent strokes in stroke survivors (May 2, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Connecticut - Stroke survivors can greatly reduce their risk of subsequent strokes by undergoing lifestyle change, according to a scientific statement published in Stroke. The statement maintains that stroke survivors should control their blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and participate in moderate regular physical activity in order to prevent subsequent strokes. Recommendations include screening stroke survivors for diabetes, obesity and sleep apnea, nutrition assessment, 30 day monitoring of atrial fibrillation, use of anticoagulants for some, and following a Mediterranean diet.
 
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