Stroke Prevention

Most strokes can be prevented by controlling blood pressure, eating well, being physically active, avoiding tobacco, limiting alcohol use and getting regular health screenings.

Strategies Related to Stroke Prevention

Click on each of the five categories for strategies and resources.

  • Aspirin is no longer recommended for primary prevention of CVD.

  • Blood pressure recommendations state that normal BP is under 120/80. Blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for stroke.