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.
Will my stroke treatment and support be different because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit to help people with the extra cost of living with a long-term condition or disability. But what happens if your PIP application is rejected or you think you’re receiving the wrong amount? Our Helpline Team explain how you can challenge the decision.
Fatigue is common after stroke, but there’s currently a lack of treatment available for fatigue after stroke. This research will create a fatigue management programme designed to support stroke survivors to self-manage their fatigue.
Training and taking part in one of our Resolution Runs could reduce your risk of stroke by one fifth according to Tom Robinson, a leading Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Leicester.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
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.
Lydia Lockhart, a Stroke Coordinator for Southampton, describes her role within the Stroke Association and what this involves.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.