Cholesterol and stroke
This guide is for anyone who wants to know more about cholesterol. It includes information about where cholesterol comes from, how it affects your risk of stroke, and what you can do to lower it.
High cholesterol
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
A transient ischaemic attack, TIA, or mini-stroke, is the same as a stroke, but the symptoms last a short time. A TIA is a warning that you are at risk of having a stroke.
Can a ‘polypill’ help reduce the chance that people who have had a stroke will have a heart attack or another stroke?
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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.
Eat a healthy diet
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.
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Carotid artery disease
Find out about carotid artery disease is and how it's linked to stroke. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis methods and treatment options.
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Eating well after a stroke
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Eating a healthy, balanced diet can help to support your recovery after stroke. Read our tips.
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Diagnosis
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.
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Young stroke survivors
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Hear from stroke survivor challenges after a stroke, and how they are overcoming them. 
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Getting active after a stroke