Top 5 List for Stroke and Heart Disease Prevention


Written by Jeff Grimm, NP-C Number 1. Quit smoking. Smoking increases oxidative stress on the vascular membranes, contributes to high blood pressure, causes decreased arterial flexibility and is overwhelmingly linked to increased incidence of heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Number 2. Normalize Blood Pressure. People with normal blood pressure are much less likely to die [...]