What can be done to help lower the risk of a stroke if you have unpreventable risk factors?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Dr. Nina Solenski, Stroke Neurologist at the University of Virginia Health System, describes the common causes of stroke including what can be done to help lower the risk of a stroke if you have unpreventable risk factors.

    Host: What can be done to help lower the risk of a stroke if you have unpreventable risk factors?

    Dr. Nina Solenski: The most important thing is having good follow-up with your doctor. If you have had a mini-stroke or have the risk factors for stroke, it's very important and I will recommend seeing your doctors every three months so that those contributing risk factors can be modified as time goes on.