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More than 80% of strokes can be prevented

There are some stroke risk factors that you cannot do anything about, such as older age, being male, family history or already having a prior stroke.

But for most Australians, you can reduce your risk and help prevent stroke by taking some simple steps:

  1. Make time for a health check for stroke risk factors.
  2. Take charge of your own health and live a healthy lifestyle.

Read more about how to Understand and Prevent stroke or view the sections below.

Make a time for a health check

See your doctor or pharmacist about these stroke risk factors:

Take charge of your own health

Make healthy changes part of your daily life: