Being stroke-aware means being stroke prepared!

Reduce your risk of stroke, know the warning signs of a stroke and BE FAST. Taking these steps can mean the difference between life and death. In many cases, a stroke can be prevented. Some risk factors for stroke include those you can and cannot change.

These factors include:

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Diabetes
  • Family history of stroke
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol

Click here to see the full list of stroke risks »

Stroke Risk Check

Strokes can strike anyone, let’s work together to prevent the next one! Know your risk factors for stroke by taking this brief stroke check.*


  • Have you, a loved one, or family member previously had a stroke?

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  • How would you describe your current weight?

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  • What does your diet primarily consist of?

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  • What is your current blood pressure?

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  • Do you have heart disease?

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  • Have you experienced an atrial fibrillation (an abnormal heart rhythm)? 

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  • What is your current cholesterol level?

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  • Do you smoke tobacco (or have smoked in the past)?

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  • Do you have diabetes?

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You Could Be at Risk for Stroke

Based on your results, you could be at risk for stroke. Our Neuroscience Nurse Navigator will reach out to you to discuss your symptoms and the next steps in your journey for care.

Additional Stroke Resources

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Stroke Myths: Arm Yourself With the Facts

Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associate are setting the record straight on common stroke myths.

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Stroke Rehabilitation

The Stroke Rehabilitation Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann is specially designed to maximize the outcome for patients who have suffered a stroke.

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Disclaimer: The results of this self-test are not intended to constitute a medical diagnosis and should be used solely as a guide to understanding your risk factors for a stroke. The information provided here cannot substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.