High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
The Stroke Association has completed 15,000 blood pressure checks with Royal Mail employees.
The Stroke Association has launched it's first Information Point in the UK with a shop in Flintshire.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.