CDC Strongly recommends you do this now!

Every single year nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It is a very serious risk and you must do everything in your power to prevent that from happening.

Here are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations to take to prevent the possibility of a stroke thanks to best of online:

Take aspirin as needed after consulting with your doctor

Have a thorough discussion with your doctor and ask him or her about taking an aspirin daily or as recommended says the CDC. “The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends daily aspirin therapy if you’re age 50 to 59, you’re not at increased bleeding risk, and you have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke of 10 percent or greater over the next 10 years,” the Mayo Clinic adds.

The CDC has additionally warned not to take aspirin if you are having symptoms of a stroke. “It can make some types of stroke worse,” the CDC said.

Speak to your doctor before starting daily aspirin therapy.

Control your blood pressure.

In a direct quote from the CDC, “High blood pressure is the single most important treatable risk factor for stroke.”

Furthermore the CDC said, “Preventing, diagnosing and controlling it through lifestyle changes and medicine is critical to reducing strokes.”

Losing weight, exercising, and eating a healthy diet will help control blood pressure. Make sure to also lower your alcohol and caffeine consumption. Be sure to speak to your doctor to learn how to monitor your blood pressure at home.

Manage cholesterol levels

Having too much cholesterol will lead to the clogging of arteries and will eventually lead to stroke. Speak to your doctor and learn about the differences between LDL and HDL and learn how to manage your cholesterol levels. Many people believe it is too late or they simply cannot properly diet and exercise. That is not the case and you can greatly lengthen your lifespan by making changes today.

Stop smoking or never start

Smoking is the single worst thing you can do to your body and must be stopped immediately. Along with the greatly increased chances of lung, mouth, and throat cancer, smoking also leads to pulmonary disease, asthma, diabetes, and countless more health concerns. Please do not smoke. Also do your absolute best to avoid secondhand smoke.

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