High blood pressure and stroke

Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Research

September 2017
Resource type

High blood pressure usually has no symptoms but it is the biggest risk factor for stroke. Both lifestyle changes and medication can help to lower your blood pressure and so reduce your risk of stroke. This guide explains what high blood pressure is, the types of medication used to treat it and what you can do to lower your blood pressure.

Document date

Next review due
April 2019