Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Free information guides covering the information that you need to know about stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.