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External linkpdf file Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure
If your blood pressure is between 120/80 mmHg and 139/89 mmHg, then you have prehypertension. This means that you don’t have high blood pressure now but are likely to develop it in the future unless you adopt the healthy lifestyle changes described in this brochure.
External link Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time.
This is a stroke public education booklet discussing stroke as the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults.
External link Stroke: Hope Through Research
This informational booklet about stroke was compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
External link Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke
This booklet provide information on preventing stroke, including stroke risk factors and warning signs, compiled by NINDS.
External link Stroke Rehabilitation Information Page
This fact sheet provides information on stroke rehabilitation.
External link Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet
This post-stroke rehabilitation fact sheet is from NINDS.
Resolve to Be a Healthier You in 2005 - Stroke
Did you know that stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 163,000 Americans each year? In African Americans, stroke is more common and more deadly--even in young and middle-aged adults--than for any other racial or ethnic group in the United States.



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