Stroke Risk Factors
Are You at risk?
Risk factors are traits and lifestyle habits that increase your risk of stroke. Some risk factors can be controlled, others cannot. In addition, there are specific risks to different demographic groups, including: Children, Women and African Americans. While there are risk factors that you cannot control, there are also risk factors that you can control.
Below, you will find a list of risk factors that you can control as well as those that you cannot control. By paying close attention to these factors, you may be able to reduce your risk for stroke.