This page explains why you may have physical problems after a stroke, they kinds of problems you may have and how they can be treated.
Although all strokes are different, there are some common problems that many people experience. Some of these effects may not be obvious to other people.
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.
After a stroke you need accurate and trustworthy information to help you understand what has happened and to support you in making informed choices for your future.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
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.