Smoking, drinking alcohol, being physically inactive and sitting for long periods, can contribute to high blood pressure, diabetes, and being an unhealthy weight, all of which increase your risk of stroke. You can start to reduce your risk of stroke by making small changes to your lifestyle this Stroke Prevention Day.
Stroke survivor Phil, from Stockport, stars in a new TV advert as part of the We Are Undefeatable campaign, encouraging people with long-term conditions such as stroke to get active.
Caerphilly County Borough Council yesterday decided not to continue funding the area’s stroke recovery service. The Stroke Association, which runs the service, has expressed disappointment at the decision.
As the Coronavirus (COVID – 19) crisis continues, our income is falling & our ability to raise awareness of stroke is under severe strain. We’re asking brands & organisations to consider donating advertising space.
We're looking for stroke survivors and carers to join the new Stroke Patient and Carer Assurance Group and help make sure that the voice of those affected by stroke is heard.