Prevention Materials

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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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Blood Pressure Monitor

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).


Answers by Heart

Answers by Heart, the American Heart Association's downloadable patient information sheets are the perfect companion pieces to the Let's Talk about Stroke series. 

Some topics are also available for download in Español.