It is clear that if you want to avoid a stroke or heart attack in your life time, there are some simple steps you can take which have proven statistically significant. These are simply: (1) treat high blood pressure if you have it, (2) stop smoking if you smoke, (3) treat your cholesterol if it is high with statins and diet also keep your red meat down in your diet, (4) regular exercises on a daily basis to keep fit, (5) keep your weight in normal ranges for your age, (6) take one baby aspirin each day which has value not only for prevention of cardiac and stroke events, but also prevention of many forms of cancer.

The formula is easy and you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand these 6 simple things to keep you healthy.