Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
The latest information for stroke survivors on the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. Visit this page often for updates as things develop and government guidelines change.
A research project to find out if a ‘polypill’ can help reduce the chance that people who have had a stroke will have a heart attack or another stroke.
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
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.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.