Stroke is dangerous and deadly — the No. 5 killer and a leading cause of disability in America. Use these prevention resources to learn more about how you can control and treat several risk factors for stroke.
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High Blood Pressure is the No. 1 Controllable Risk Factor for Stroke
Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure, or hypertension. Work with your doctor to keep your blood pressure in a healthy range (under 120/80).