Stroke Risk


Man with a cane smiling at his doctor.

Age increases your chances for stroke. The older you are, the more likely you are to have a stroke.

Anyone can have a stroke at any age. But certain things can increase your chances of having a stroke. The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from a stroke is to understand your risk and how to control it.

While you can’t control your age or family history, you can take steps to lower your chances of having a stroke.

Learn more about your risk for stroke: