Risk for Stroke
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Risk factors you cannot change:
1. Are you over the age of 55?
2. Are you African-American or Hispanic?
3. Have you had a previous stroke?
4. Have you ever had a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), also known as a 'mini-stroke' or 'warning-stroke'?
5. Has anyone in your family had a stroke?
Risk factors that may be treatable:
6. Do you have heart disease?
7. Do you have an abnormal heart rate or rhythm (Atrial Fibrillation or Carotid Artery Disease)?
8. Do you have high LDL cholesterol (240 mg/dL or higher) or low HDL cholesterol (less than 40 mg/dL)?
9. Do you have high blood pressure (greater than 120/80)?
10. Are you diabetic (Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes)?
Risk factors you can change and control:
11. Do you smoke cigarettes?
12. Are you overweight?
13. Is your lifestyle sedentary and you get less than 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days?
14. Is your stress level high?
15. Do you drink alcohol or abuse drugs?

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