You can evaluate your risk for stroke by exploring your family history and personal lifestyle. While some risk factors such as age, family history, gender and race cannot be controlled, some can. If you have high blood pressure, work to control it. Lower your cholesterol and fat intake, exercise regularly and talk to your doctor about any concerns you have.
Find out if you're at risk for stroke by taking our risk assessment quiz. While increasing age is a risk factor, stroke can happen to anyone, at any age.
Below are indicators that will help you evaluate your risk for stroke. Check all that apply to you and find out if you're at risk.