Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
The latest information for stroke survivors on the coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine.
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
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited condition that affects red blood cells. There are several different types of sickle cell disease, with a range of symptoms. It can increase the risk of a stroke, especially in young children. Young people and adults are also more likely to have a stroke. Stroke is more common with certain types of SCD.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
Find out what to expect when you begin your stroke recovery journey.
We use information from our eyes to determine the size, shape and position of the objects we see. Our brain uses this to work out how far away they are from us and where they are in relation to other things. A stroke can affect your visual perception and your ability to interact with the space and objects around you.