How to Prevent a Second Stroke

Each year, nearly 200,000 strokes in the U.S. are a second (third, fourth) stroke. Your risk of a recurrent stroke is highest just after you’ve experienced your first stroke, but these steps can help you prevent another stroke.

Illustration of brain showing an ischemic stroke episode
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