Can ischemic brain injury be prevented?

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You can take steps to prevent ischemic brain injury by reducing your risk. Living a healthy lifestyle is essential. Following a diet that is low in fat and salt, limiting alcohol consumption and smoking cessation are key steps to reducing your risk. Regular exercise also helps. Getting regular medical care and following your doctor's instructions to handle chronic diseases, such as diabetes or cardiac problems, can also help you reduce your risk of ischemic brain injury.

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