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Prevention and Wellness

Although strokes occur frequently, it is important to remember that up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. While you can't change some risk factors, such as age and gender, there are many that you can.

Know your risk and how to prevent stroke. Talk to your physician about your risks and how to manage them - simple lifestyle changes can make a difference. At Rex, we have the resources to help.

  • StrokeAware  - Use this free, online screening to learn more about your risk for stroke.
     
  • 10 Simple Screenings That Could Save Your Life - Learn about the 10 simple, painless early detection screenings offered at the Rex Heart & Vascular Center.
     
  • Rex Wellness Centers - A healthy diet and exercise program can go a long way in preventing stroke. Rex Wellness Centers are here to start you on your way.
     
  • Learn Your Risk Factors - There are many ways you can decrease the probability of a stroke by making simple changes in your daily lifestyle.