People who attend the health checks are more likely to lose weight, lower blood pressure and give up smoking.
She wants to share her story with others in a bid to help people to spot the signs of a stroke early.
Lack of sleep increases risk of obesity, depression and anxiety.
Bad news if you store weight around your middle.
The actress suffered a type of stroke known as a subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle-aged adults
52-year-old actor Luke Perry died after suffering a "massive stroke."