Some aspects of women's lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke.
Our guide looks at the main risk factors affecting women, with tips for healthy living and managing any health conditions linked to stroke. Plus information for women taking blood-thinning medication, which may cause heavy periods.
- Download the Women and stroke guide (PDF).
- Order a printed copy from our shop.
- Go to the Women and stroke webpage.