Active Lives After Stroke is a two-year project, funded by the National Lottery and awarded through Sport England, exploring how we can support stroke survivors to become active and stay active through attending support groups.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
A research project to find out if a ‘polypill’ can help reduce the chance that people who have had a stroke will have a heart attack or another stroke.
Find out about carotid artery disease is and how it's linked to stroke. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis methods and treatment options.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
Here you will find answers to our most frequently asked questions.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.