Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
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.
Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.