If you’ve been affected by stroke, our Stroke Helpline is here to support you you. We can offer advice, support and guidance, and we can answer your questions about stroke.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
On 12 February 2015, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015) in Nashville, USA, the findings of a Stroke Association-funded study were presented, called CADISS (Cervical Artery Dissection In Stroke Study).
A stroke is not something you prepare for. So you’re going to have a lot of questions when it happens. That’s why we’re here. We’ve tackled some of the questions that you're likely to have, including details of how to find out more.
Find out about our Stroke Helpline and Information Service, the service standards we work to, and how we perform against these.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information about reducing the risk of stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.