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Caring for yourself and a stroke survivor. Careliving Community aims to empower caregivers to care for themselves by providing a place for discussion, connection and support.

High Blood Pressure and Stroke  
High blood pressure means that the force of the blood pushing against the sides of your arteries is consistently in the high range. This can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or kidney failure.

Know The Facts About Stroke  
You can greatly reduce your risk for stroke through lifestyle changes and, in some cases, medication.

Lifestyle Changes To Prevent Stroke  
You can do plenty to make your heart and blood vessels healthy, even if you’ve had a stroke. A healthy lifestyle plays a big part in decreasing your risk for disability and death from stroke and heart attack.

Living at Home After Stroke  
Most stroke survivors are able to return home and resume many of the activities they did before the stroke. Leaving the hospital may seem scary at first because so many things may have changed. The hospital staff can help prepare you to go home or to another setting that can better meet your needs.

Risk Factors for Stroke  
Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke.

Stroke Diagnosis  
It’s critical to diagnose a stroke in progress because the treatment for stroke depends on the type of stroke, and, in some cases, the location of the injury to the brain.

Stroke, TIA and Warning Signs  
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel bringing blood and oxygen to the brain gets blocked or ruptures.