Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
Does intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering prevent loss of cognition after stroke?
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant
Some medical problems can increase your risk of having a stroke. It’s important to have regular check-ups with your GP to make sure that you don’t have any of these conditions and to get the right treatment if you do.
This leaflet explains why your lifestyle might be putting you at risk of stroke, and the positive changes you can make to reduce your risk.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Published in the medical journal, The Lancet, a new study suggests that, when combined, ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide. The study was co-funded by the Stroke Association.
This is a prevention service for people who have suffered a stroke or T.I.A.
The service provides advice and support on lifestyle, risk factors on a 1:1 basis and also within group settings.
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.
This study will investigate how other illnesses can affect stroke treatment and outcome. It will involve the analysis of electronic, linked datasets of health information from stroke patients in Scotland.