This guide looks at why people of South Asian origins have an increased risk of stroke. It explains the conditions that can raise your risk, such as diabetes, and gives ideas for easy ways that everyone can lower their stroke risk. Plus sources of advice and information.
If you are of African or Caribbean origin, you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK due to health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and sickle cell disease. This guide explains more about your risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
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This guide explains the factors that can make people of South Asian origin more at risk of stroke and how you can reduce your risk.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
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. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.