Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about stroke.

Are there uncontrollable risk factors that increase the chance of stroke?

There are a few non-modifiable risk factors for stroke. These include your age, family history, your genetic profile and whether you've had a previous stroke or TIA.

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Source: Bryan Ludwig, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; John Terry, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Elizabeth Marriott, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute

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