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You're Half as Likely to Have a Stroke If You Do This Once a Week, Study Says

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, totaling more than 795,000 people each year nationwide. But while they're distressingly common, experts also estimate that 80 percent of all strokes are actually preventable. Typically, doctors recommend doing this by keeping your blood pressure under control with healthier diet and exercise habits. But according to one study, another activity could go a long way in reducing your risk of having a stroke. Read on to see what you should be doing at least once a week to improve your odds.RELATED: Eating This One Vegetable Slashes Your Stroke Risk By 55 Percent, Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

You're Half as Likely to Have a Stroke If You Do This Once a Week, Study Says

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, totaling more than 795,000 people each year nationwide. But while they're distressingly common, experts also estimate that 80 percent of all strokes are actually preventable. Typically, doctors recommend doing this by keeping your blood pressure under control with healthier diet and exercise habits. But according to one study, another activity could go a long way in reducing your risk of having a stroke. Read on to see what you should be doing at least once a week to improve your odds.

RELATED: Eating This One Vegetable Slashes Your Stroke Risk By 55 Percent, Study Says.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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