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Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery. A common cause of this is disease in the large carotid arteries in the front of your neck. This guide explains what can cause carotid artery disease and how it can be treated.
For a child, a friend or family member having a stroke can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide aims to explain in simple terms what a stroke is, why it happens, and how people recover from a stroke.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
After a stroke, you might find it harder to perform some daily tasks like cooking and dressing. Fortunately, there is a variety of aids and equipment available to help. This guide has information on some of these products and where you can find them.
It can be difficult and embarassing to talk about sexual issues, but it's important you get the help you need when it comes to sex after stroke. This guide explains how stroke can bring about physical or emotional changes that can impact on your sex life.
Around 15% of strokes are haemorrhagic (due to bleeding in or around the brain). This guide explains the two different types of stroke caused by a bleed, intracerebral and subarachnoid haemorrhage, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
For many people, getting back behind the wheel is a big priority after a stroke. This guide has information about how stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can affect your ability to drive and what you need to do if you want to get back in the driving seat.