High blood pressure
High blood pressure is one of the biggest stroke risk factors. It strains all the blood vessels in your body, including ones leading to your brain.
Sex and relationships
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
Swallowing problems
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.