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Three Things You Should Eat Always To Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Stroke is a health condition that happens to an individual as a result of a reduction or blockage in the blood supply to the brain. A person who suffers a stroke needs quick emergency treatment.

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke each year. That equates to around one person every 40 seconds.

There are 3 main kinds of stroke. They include;

• Ischemic stroke: This is the most common kind of stroke, making up 87 percent of all cases. A blood clot stops blood and oxygen from flowing to the area of the brain.

• Hemorrhagic stroke: This happens due to the rupturing of the blood vessel. These are usually the result of aneurysms or arteriovenous malformations (AVMs).

• Transient ischemic attack (TIA): This happens when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is insufficient for a brief period. Normal blood flow resumes after a short amount of time, and the symptoms resolve without treatment. Some people call this a ministroke.


Some of the symptoms of stroke include.

• Problem seeing with one or both eyes.

• Problem walking.

• Weakness.

• Loss of balance.

• Numbness.

• Severe headache.

• Confusion.

• Difficulty speaking, or lack of ability to understand speech.

• Dizziness.

Some of the foods that help reduce your stroke risk include.

1. Oatmeal 

Whole grains like oatmeal deliver soluble fiber to older people and lessen the risk of recurrent strokes. Oatmeal is a brain-boosting whole grain that can help promote cognition in older people and regain many of the abilities they lost as a result of their strokes.


2. Onions

Onion is an excellent source of a powerful antioxidant known as a dietary flavonol. This antioxidant can assist lessen your risk of stroke by 20 percent. That's a staggering number that could help motivate more people to use onion to prepare healthy meals at home.


3. Salmon

Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help keep your blood pressure and cholesterol in check.

Researchers have associated regular fish intake with lower stroke risk.

Make sure you eat these 5 things always to lessen your risk of stroke.

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