Being overweight increases your risk of having a stroke. So it’s very important to try to maintain a healthy weight.
Vogue Williams, a famous model and star of a recent hit reality show, talks about how losing her dad to stroke has affected her.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Join us on Stroke Prevention Day and make one small change to reduce your risk of stroke. Read inspiring stories from people who've made a change to their lifestyle, and how it has helped them reduce their risk of stroke.
A stroke can sometimes cause changes to your taste and smell. Things can taste different or taste bad (dysgeusia) or you may not taste flavours (hypogeusia or ageusia). Some people lose the sense of smell (anosmia) or become more sensitive to smells (hyperosmia). These problems often improve over time, and our guide gives some practical tips about oral hygiene and enjoying your food.
Walking is a great way to help improve your overall health. Not just for your physical health it also your mental health. Find out how else it can help.
Paul features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. He was 40 years old when he had a stroke. During his recovery, Paul attended our Communication Support Service and soon became a volunteer Stroke Association Ambassador.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.