Question: What do tapping your toes, eating celery, sitting down and getting a flu shot all have in common?

Answer: They are all surprising ways to reduce your risk of having a stroke—ways that your doctor is not likely to tell you about.

And these are only a few of the many simple yet effective things you can do to help “stroke-proof” your brain.

So the next time your doctor tells you about the usual ways to avoid a strokesuch as watching your blood pressureyou tell him or her about these other powerful anti-stroke measures. Here are the details…


Stroke Preventers You Probably Never Heard of

Reduce High Blood Pressure By Tapping Your Toes

Take Charge of Your Anger to Protect Your Health

How the Flu Vaccine May Help Your Heart

Special Risks and the Tests You Need

What Arthritis Patients Should Know About Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

What You Must Know If Your Mother Had a Stroke

Are You Taking the Wrong Blood Pressure Medication?

Blood Pressure Alert: Are the New Guidelines Misguided?

New Ways to Prevent a Stroke

Stroke Prevention Clinic: Smart Way to Catch a Stroke Before It Starts

Could a Jolt to the Neck Cause a Stroke?

What to Eat to Prevent a Stroke

Eat Celery to Reduce Blood Pressure

Delicious Foods That Prevent Stroke

Magnesium: Do You Get Enough of This Anti-Stroke Mineral?

Foods That Help Control Blood Pressure

Tomatoes: The Red Secret to Stroke Prevention

A Grapefruit a Day Helps Keep Stroke Away

DASH: The Easiest, Most Healthful Diet Ever

What to Drink—and Not to Drink

5 Cups of Coffee a Day Can Be Good for You!

Drink Tea to Guard Against Stroke

The Red Wine That Does the Most for Your Health

Soda Causes Strokes

Surprising Brain Danger from Drinking