Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
BBC 5 Live Daily looked at the great work we do in the Life After Stroke Centre. Find out more about some of the topics that were covered, including information on stroke, services near you and how you can support the charity.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Diabetes doubles your risk of a stroke, so it's important that it's treated and controlled well if you have it. This guide explains what diabetes is, the link between diabetes and stroke, and how to make changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk.
Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are lots of tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to.
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 leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
The aim of this research programme is to develop a human brain bank to support biomedical research into the pathophysiology of human SVD that may be used nationally and internationally.
This Stroke Association guide helps you understand your own risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your chances of having a stroke. Includes tips for stroke survivors, and great advice on healthy living choices for everyone.