Did you know that studies show nearly 80% of strokes are preventable? Some modifiable risk factors include smoking, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Recognition of the various risk factors is an important step toward prevention.
As many of you know, my father suffered a major stroke in January 2013. He since has suffered a TIA and another stroke. Although it is difficult to witness the debilitation from the strokes, I believe there is always good that can come out of even such life events. Therefore, my goal is to educate as many people as possible regarding stroke prevention.