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Learn the Risk Factors

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • High Cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Poor Circulation
  • Not being active
  • Obesity
  • Family History

Risk Factors You Can Control

  • Being overweight
  • Being a smoker
  • Drinking too much alcohol
  • Having high blood pressure
  • Having high cholesterol
  • Having diabetes

Risk Factors You Cannot Control

  • Being 55 or older
  • Having a family history of stroke
  • Having a personal history of stroke, TIA or heart attack
  • Being African American
  • Being a woman

Your Primary Care Physician can help you learn how to manage your risk factors. Request an appointment today.

Here are some doctors who have appointments available:

Kristina Corso, DO

Jay Harms, MD

John Quinones, DO

Tim Williams, MD

Taariq Khan, MD

Gurpawan Dhaliwal, MD