One is Enough

Previous heart attack or ischemic stroke puts you at a higher risk of having another one.

senior man on surfboard

I WILL Prevent Another Heart Attack or Stroke

1 in 4 heart attack and stroke survivors will have another. Yet, up to 80% of heart attacks and strokes may be prevented with a combination of medication, such as aspirin,* and healthy habits that can have a big impact. 

Lower Your Risk of Another Heart Attack or Stroke

Managing your blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and taking medications like aspirin*—as recommended by a doctor—may help prevent another event.

flexible woman with dreadlocks sitting

What to Do Instead of Having Another Stroke 

About one in four heart attack and stroke survivors suffers a second one —  but it doesn’t have to be that way. Take this checklist to your next doctor’s visit, and ask about ways to reduce your risk by creating a prevention plan.

Talk to your doctor about a prevention plan that could include:

  1. Managing High Blood Pressure
  2. Controlling Cholesterol 
  3. Manage Blood Glucose
  4. Being Active
  1. Eating Better
  2. Losing Weight
  3. Quit Smoking/Tobacco/Vaping
  4. Take prescribed medications and check with your doctor before making any changes.

Use the letters in "F.A.S.T." to spot signs of a stroke and know when to call 9-1-1.

By learning and sharing the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.

Spot a stroke F.A.S.T.

Stroke Survivor Testimonials 

 

*Aspirin is not appropriate for everyone, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. 

Bayer aspirin logo