A stroke can leave you with balance problems which increases your likeliness of falling. Read our fall prevention tips and find out where to find support if you're worried about falling.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
After a stroke, you might have to think carefully about choosing the right accommodation for your support and care needs. This guide gives practical advice on choosing and funding good quality housing.
If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.
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.
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.
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.
You don’t have to go to a gym to be active. There are some great ways to be active in everyday life.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
Find out what to expect when you begin your stroke recovery journey.