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Some changes in lifestyle may prevent a stroke from happening, or prevent you from having another stroke.

These include:

  • Stopping smoking
  • Drinking sensibly (not exceeding 2-3 units daily for women, 3-4 units daily for men)
  • Eating 5 or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day
  • Eating no more than 6g of salt a day
  • Being a healthy weight and getting active (30-60 minutes most days of the week)

For further information read Preventing a Stroke from the Stroke Association.

Or visit:

www.nhs.uk/livewell

www.eatwell.gov.uk