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This guide 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.
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.
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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.
Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.
Around 15% of strokes are haemorrhagic (due to bleeding in or around the brain). This guide explains the two different types of stroke caused by a bleed, intracerebral and subarachnoid haemorrhage, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
This leaflet talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
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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.