With pharmacists’ help, we could prevent up to half of all strokes

Lowri Griffiths, Head of Communications and External Affairs, Wales

I was quite shocked when I started working for the Stroke Association, at just how many strokes could be prevented.  I was even more shocked that about 40% of ischaemic strokes (those caused by a blockage of the blood supply to the brain) are caused by high blood pressure.

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