High cholesterol
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of 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.
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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Information on coronavirus for stroke survivors
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We have put together this information on stroke and coronavirus (Covid-19) in partnership with NHS England. It is for all stroke survivors in the UK.
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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.