The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Find out more about our Know Your Blood Pressure campaign
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.