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How To Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke With Regular Walks

27/03/2014 10:28 GMT | Updated 27/03/2014 10:59 GMT

Strokes affect over 150,000 people a year in the UK, so no wonder more and more prevention measures are being taken in order to cut down on the risk.

Whether it's in the form of a simple diet change or a 30 minute walk a day, there is always something we can do for our heart health.

Watch the video to find out the perks of a half hour stroll.

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WATCH: Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke

Top Tips To Prevent A Stroke:

  • Diet - cutting out saturated fat

  • Exercise - 150 minutes a week

  • Quit smoking - puffing away doubles the risk of a stroke

  • Manage your alcohol - heavy drinking increases the risk of a stroke by three times

(Source: NHS)

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