The following strategies may help reduce the chance of TIAs and stroke:
- Exercise regularly, with your doctor's approval.
- Eat a healthful diet. It should be low in saturated fat and rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables .
- Maintain a healthy weight.
- If you smoke, quit.
- Drink alcohol in moderation. Moderate alcohol intake is no more than two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women.
- Control blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes with medications as needed.