If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
This guide explains the factors that can make people of South Asian origin more at risk of stroke and how you can reduce your risk.
This guide looks at why people of South Asian origins have an increased risk of stroke. It explains the conditions that can raise your risk, such as diabetes, and gives ideas for easy ways that everyone can lower their stroke risk. Plus sources of advice and information.
If you are of African or Caribbean origin, you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK due to health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and sickle cell disease. This guide explains more about your risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
Childhood stroke can affect the whole family. The Stroke Association is here to support you as much as we can. We can provide resources and information related to peer support, stroke, brain injury and hemiplegia organisations, education, advocacy, info on related conditions, as well as handbooks, storybooks, and videos.
Find out why you may have headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Find ways to keep yourself motivated with your movement activities.