Your Health 6-10-13 Life's simple seven to stroke prevention


{}{}{}{}{} Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. {} {} {} The American Heart Association is trying to change that with Life's Simple Seven. {}{}{}{}{} They are seven lifestyle changes people can make to help live a healthier life. {}{}{}{}{} They include:{} managing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, being physically active,{}{}{}{} controlling blood sugar, keeping weight down, eating a healthful diet and stop smoking. {}{}{}{}{} Researchers say the most important for stroke prevention is maintaining good blood pressure.