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A Doctor's view on Stroke Care

During Think Ahead’s Raising Stroke Awareness week Dr Andy Sutton a GP Commissioner for the Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group spoke out on how to help prevent Stroke.

He outlined his concerns regarding the higher incidence of Stroke in the Wigan Borough and the importance of lifestyle choices such as lack of exercise obesity smoking and heavy drinking and diseases including diabetes and heart issues which he said were all very important risk factors in increasing the chances of Stroke regardless of age.

He praised the efforts of Think Ahead’s Stroke Support Service in helping to rehabilitate Stroke Survivors following the initial trauma by supporting Stroke Survivors both physically and mentally to improve their quality of life.

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