Migraine has not been shown to cause stroke. However, if you have migraine with aura, you may have a slightly increased risk of stroke. This guide explains the link between migraine and stroke, and explains what some of the different types of migraine are.
Regularly drinking too much alcohol raises your risk of a stroke, so it's important that you don't regularly drink more than the recommended limit. This guide explains the link between alcohol and stroke and offers some useful tips for cutting down.
Diabetes doubles your risk of a stroke, so it's important that it's treated and controlled well if you have it. This guide explains what diabetes is, the link between diabetes and stroke, and how to make changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk.
Find information on how to start exercising after a stroke as well on tips on how to stay motivated.
This guide explains some of the risk factors for stroke that only affect women, and offers other sources of information and support that you may find useful.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
On this page you can find practical advice and information on choosing the right accommodation after stroke including, making adjustments to your home
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.