Filter by theme

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

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.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

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.

Tags: Driving | Work
Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

Smoking doubles your risk of death from stroke, so quitting is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk. This guide explains the link between smoking and stroke, and what support is available to help you stop.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is the same as a stroke but the symptoms last a short amount of time. This guide explains how to spot the signs of a TIA, and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

People with a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF) are five times more likely to have a stroke. This guide explains what AF is diagnosed, how it increases your risk of stroke and how it is treated.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Publication
September 2017

This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.

Resource type: Information leaflet
Publication type: Research
September 2017

High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke. In the UK, 9.5 million people are diagnosed with high blood pressure, with a further 5.5 million cases undiagnosed. This guide explains the link between high blood pressure and stroke, the medication used to treat it and some steps you can take to lower your blood pressure.

Resource type: Stroke News magazine
Publication type: What we do
August 2017

Find out about the pioneering stroke research that is shaping the future for stroke survivors; how a Life After Stroke Grant helped Megan Giglia achieve Paralympic gold; and read our top tips for cycling after stroke. 

Resource type: Guidelines
Publication type: Research
June 2017

This tells you what care should be provided after stroke. It is written for people with stroke and their carers. It's a short, easy to understand version of the detailed National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (5th edition), published by The Royal College of Physicians.

Pages

Share