This medical journal paper Prevention of perioperative stroke in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery states that stroke is preventable.
I was motivated to read this as the topic is close to my heart. I approached and understood this paper using tools like Fermat's Library, histre for annotation and ChatGPT to understand medical terms.
Stroke was attributed to hypertension and an insult to psychology when patients with hypertension were subjected to hospital care for the first time. The prevention is possible by thickening the blood and working to reduce the hyper tension factors.