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.
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.
We are a proud partner in the National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI), a partnership of 16 health research funders including government departments, research councils and medical charities. Launched today, a new report sheds light on the NPRI's fresh approach to preventing ill health.
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.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.
In this edition, we explore the benefits that simple lifestyle changes can make to reduce stroke risk and improve your health and happiness. We also take a look at communication problems and the latest research into vision problems.
If you are of African or Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK due to health conditions such as high blood presure, diabetes and sickle cell disease. This guide explains more about your risk of a stroke, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
This guide looks at why people of South Asian origins have an increased risk of stroke. It explains the conditions that can raise your risk, such as diabetes, and gives ideas for easy ways that everyone can lower their stroke risk. Plus sources of advice and information.
The Bedford Stroke Prevention Service provide support for those who have already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or who have been told that they may be at high risk of stroke.
This service covers Bedford Borough.