03/02/2014 04:09 GMT | Updated 03/02/2014 05:59 GMT

Heart Health Month: Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke (VIDEO)

Every year over 150,000 people have a stroke in the UK and it is the third largest cause of death, after heart disease and cancer, according to the NHS.

There are uncontrollable factors such as race, gender and age, however there are things we can take control of in order to prevent the disease.


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