There is a LOT of evidence displaying the link between long-term exposure to air pollution and increased stroke risk. Contrary to popular opinion, the air in Orange County and LA County is full of pollutants. 😷 Here are some tips you can follow to reduce pollution: ▪️ Conserve energy whenever you can, turn of lights, electronics when you are not using them, and even unplug chargers. ▪️Reduce your carbon footprint through Carpool, use of public transportation, bike, or walk whenever possible. ▪️Keep car, boat, and other engines properly tuned. ▪️Be sure your tires are properly inflated. ▪️Use environmentally safe paints and cleaning products whenever possible. ▪️Mulch or compost leaves and yard waste. ▪️Consider using gas logs instead of wood.