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Having a stroke increases risk of having another stroke

Nurse practitioner Stephanie Loveless (photo by Jim Howe)

Nurse practitioner Stephanie Loveless (photo by Jim Howe)

Nurse practitioner Stephanie Loveless discusses risk factors that increase a person's chance of having a stroke. Smoking, high cholesterol levels, diabetes and high blood pressure are all risk factors. People who have already had a stroke are at increased risk for having another one, called a secondary stroke. She talks about what patients can do to help reduce their stroke risk.

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