Stroke

Am I at risk of a stroke?

Assess your stroke risk. Some of the risk factors are controllable, others not. What is the impact of all these factors on your risk for a stroke?

Are you over 55 years old?





What is your racial descent?





Do you have diabetes?


Are you male or female?


Do have a family history of stroke?


Do you have sickle cell disease?


Have you previously suffered a stroke?


Have you had previous Transient Ischaemic Attacks?


Is your blood pressure consistently higher than 140/90 mm Hg?


Do you have atrial fibrillation, left ventricular hypertrophy or any other heart disease?


Have you undergone heart surgery?


Do you have high blood cholesterol levels or carotid artery disease?


Are you a smoker?


Are you overweight?