Stroke Q&As

Often asked questions about preventing a stroke:

Why does NHS Choices say,

taking blood pressure


“high blood pressure put you at high risk of having a stroke”?


What is my personal risk of getting a stroke in the next 10 years?

Why are regular exercise, a sensible diet,  and not smoking all important?

If you have diabetes, good blood sugars control reduces your other health risks [4].

Is there a good stroke Helpline? Somewhere I can talk with others about it?

Want a look at other NHS answers on avoiding a stroke?

How to get the best from your GP?

Actions?  pointing finger2If you take decisions on your next steps, using the answers to these questions, recommend writing them into your draft personal healthcare plan,  for discussion with your GP.

page updated 01 August 2018.  © 2018 social enterprise™ Ltd.

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