Physical activity is often referred to as medicine that costs nothing and has few, if any, side effects. It seems to be a panacea to avoid a lengthy list of illnesses.
You can include stroke in that list.
But its impact on stroke is somewhat indirect. Actually, stroke is more of a “silent” beneficiary. That’s because it is highly linked to several risk factors that directly benefit from physical activity, which in turn, have a trickle-down effect. Stroke is on the receiving end.