How to organise a Know Your Blood Pressure event.
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.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
Co-funded by the Stroke Association, the only project of its kind anywhere that studies all acute vascular events, such as strokes and heart attacks, to develop better treatments has recruited its 10,000th Oxfordshire participant.
Social support, speakers, therapies, crafts, activities and outings
The Stroke Association has launched it's first Information Point in the UK with a shop in Flintshire.
Susan Butcher had a stroke in 2012 and is supporting a new campaign from the Stroke Association which aims to reduce the number of strokes across Wales.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
The Wirral Get Up and Go Stroke Club welcomes new members and offer a range of activities including outings, meals and games. They provide social support to stroke survivors. For more information please get in touch