During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
Take a look at our materials and resources to support your Know Your Blood Pressure event.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.