Will Another Stroke Happen?
Final Thoughts on Recovery for Stroke VictimsFor those who survive a stroke, it is sobering, yet important, to realize that another stroke is a real possibility. That's why it is so vital to take action to control this serious condition. There are things you can do to manage your conditions, reduce your risk for a repeat stroke, and improve your chances of living a long, rewarding life. The sooner you get started with your stroke recovery, the better your chances of feeling better, staying well, and avoiding further problems.
Ask for support from family and friends. Keep in touch with your doctor. Make new, healthy lifestyle choices, one healthful habit at a time. Above all, be patient with yourself. You're on a new life path -- one that requires courage, awareness, and persistence.