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Your chances of having a stroke depend on your risk factors. Some risks can be lowered with treatment and a healthy lifestyle. Others can't.
This list includes some of the risk factors for having a stroke. You and your doctor can discuss your risk and how to lower it.
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Current as of: March 28, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Stephen Fort MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
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