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:
- Page last reviewed: January 17, 2017
- Page last updated: January 17, 2017
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