Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
Find out information on childhood stroke and where to find support.
Find out why you may experience problems with your vision after stroke, the different kind of problems that can occur, and what treatments may be able to help.
Find out how your taste and smell can change after a stroke, why it happens and what may help you cope with the changes.
There are other, less common problems, that can happen after stroke. These include seizures or epilepsy, hallucinations and a very rare condition known as locked-in syndrome.
This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are lots of tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to.
You are twice as likely to die from stroke if you smoke. So stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of stroke
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.
Many strokes can be prevented. Although you cannot change some of the things that increase your risk of stroke, like your age, there are others that you can change.
Your recovery from a stroke isn't limited to the time you spend in hospital. When you're ready to leave hospital, your stroke team will work with you to agree and arrange the support you need to continue your recovery at home.