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.
Learn about what you can expect if you are taken to hospital with a suspected stroke, including what tests you should receive and what treatments may be available.
A stroke doesn't have to stop you from going on holiday. There are plenty of ways to take a break, it may just take a little extra planning.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
Many strokes can be prevented. Although you cannot change some of the things that increase your risk of stroke, like your age, there are others that you can change.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
This page explains why you may have pain or headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.