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Find out how stroke survivor, Graeme, overcame aphasia and why he’s taking part in our Resolution Runs. Explore the new book list for people with long-term conditions and read our guidance on getting financial assistance for home adaptations.
Our complete guide to stroke for employers can help employers prepare for someone's return to work after a stroke. It will tell you about stroke, the changes it can cause and how they can affect someone in the workplace.
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.
Having a seizure after a stroke can be frightening. Some stroke survivors are diagnosed with epilepsy, which is the tendency to have repeated seizures. This guide provides information about epilepsy after stroke, types of seizure and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
Migraine has not been shown to cause stroke. However, if you have migraine with aura, you may have a slightly increased risk of stroke. This guide explains the link between migraine and stroke, and explains what some of the different types of migraine are.
Problems with bladder and bowel control are common after a stroke. This guide explains some of the continence problems you might experience, how they are diagnosed, and the treatment and services available to help.
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.
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.