High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in 54% of strokes.
This leaflet explains why high blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke; the medication used to treat it and what you can do to lower your blood pressure.
Find out what to do if your blood pressure reading is high.
High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke.
Please complete this form to order your free Blood Pressure Informaton Pack.
You will be helping to raise awareness of the links between high blood pressure and stroke by supporting Know Your Blood Pressure (KYBP) events in your local community.
Complete this Safety Checklist before every Know Your Blood Pressure event.
As a Stroke Ambassador you will be supporting Know Your Blood Pressure (KYBP) events in your local community.
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant
The importance of variability in blood pressure after acute stroke