Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Brian is rebuilding his life after stroke left him unable to speak, read or write and he was diagnosed with aphasia. He also had mobility problems.
Find out how the Stroke Association has helped Erin find hope after stroke.
Thousands of people are at risk of stroke because they fail to recognise the signs of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, also known as a mini-stroke), according to the findings of a new poll launched today on World Stroke Day (29 October 2012).
Erin features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. Erin is adapting to her new normal after having a haemorrhagic stroke aged 29.
The story of Martin, who had a stroke on Christmas day in 2009.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
The FAST test helps you understand the signs of stroke. If you or someone you know shows any of these signs, call 999.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.