Effects of stroke

All strokes are different. For some people the effects may be relatively minor and may not last long, while others may be left with more serious long-term problems.

Physical effects of stroke
Find out more information about swallowing difficulties, pain and sensory problems after stroke.
Communication problems
Around one-third of stroke survivors have problems with speaking, reading, writing and understanding.
Tiredness and fatigue
Many people experience extreme tiredness after a stroke. This is known as post-stroke fatigue.