As anyone who’s suffered from a stroke will tell you, they can have horrifying implications on your quality of life. While most people have little understanding of what this conditions does to the body, most know they want to avoid it at all costs. We’ve attached a cool infographic to this post to help promote World Stroke Day. You should take a look through it after reading this short bit of information. When all’s said and done, there is a high chance of this condition affecting you or someone you cherish in the future.
- The best way to avoid a stroke is to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. That doesn’t mean you can’t eat fatty or sugary foods though. You just need to enjoy everything in moderation. If you need help planning your diet, you should consult your GP.
- The risk of stroke increases if a member of your family falls victim to the condition. While strokes are not hereditary, there is some evidence to suggest that people with certain genes are at a higher risk. For that reason, you should do some research to find out if any of your relatives have had a stroke in the past.
- Strokes can be related to high levels of stress. There are lots of stress management techniques you could use to help avoid that becoming a problem for you. Also, you shouldn’t be afraid of speaking with your doctor if life is becoming a bit too much for you to handle.
Infographic Design By Think Ahead
Now you know a bit more about strokes, we hope you will be better prepared to limit the chances of it happening to you.