If his strokes are caused by blood clots
, he can take coumadin
to help prevent them. Also plavix
has been used to prevent blood clots. If he has plaque in his carotid arteries causing the strokes, they can be cleaned out but there is some risk involved. If he has high blood pressure
which contributes to strokes, that can be controlled. Some strokes are caused by bleeding in the brain but more serious and usually fatal.